If you could only have two breeds, what would they be?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Cats Critters, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Mine would have to be EE and BA. Both are beautiful breeds, the EEs have pretty colored eggs and the BAs are good layers.
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    What two breeds would you have?
     
  2. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BLRW and B/B/S Ameracaunas...... as you can tell I like the color blue in chickens. [​IMG]

    Unfortunately I don't have either at the moment, but that will change come spring!
     
  3. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
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    I would have to go with the RIR & BO. My rir's are sweet & my bo's are gorgeous!
     
  4. V Comb

    V Comb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Houdans & Silkies. [​IMG]
     
  5. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I could only have two breeds i would have to go with buff orpingtons and barred rocks. Bob good weight birds. The buffs go broody often enough and the barred rocks I had last time were good egg layers.
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    But EE's aren't a "breed." That's basically cheating. [​IMG]

    If I could only have two breeds, they'd be true Ameraucanas and Marans. Awesome breeds, really good dual purpose, amazing egg color, very nice, calm, laid-back and friendly personalities, lack of aggression in males, wonderful challenge to breed for both body type and egg color.



    Oh and if the rules say we can use those to crossbreed, I'd have Olive Eggers out of them too. [​IMG]
     
  7. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Can I have THREE? she whined.

    BR, BA, and EE.
     
  8. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

    Jul 21, 2010
    buckeyes and whatever I get next! [​IMG]
    punky
     
  9. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Quote:But I don't consider EEs crossed with another breed EEs I consider them EE crosses. So I am a little bit picky about what a EE is.
    Oh and if the rules say we can use those to crossbreed, I'd have Olive Eggers out of them too. [​IMG]

    I'll count those too, but they have to be between your two breeds no other crosses that make olive eggers.​
     
  10. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    Oh God....Decisions Decisions...I would say Ameraucanas and Partridge Cochins....lovely eggs and beautiful birds with the cochins.
     

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