is there a white leghorn rhode island red cross?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chuckd2008, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. chuckd2008

    chuckd2008 In the Brooder

    Jun 13, 2011
    Frankfort, ky
    I have 5 white leghorns (1 rooster and 4 hens) and am am going to get two more hens and i am thinking of getting some rhoad island reds is there any recognized crosses made from these two breeds? and if so does anyone know what they are like as far as looks temperment and egg production?

  2. WyandotteTX

    WyandotteTX Songster

    Jan 10, 2010
    I think most production reds can trace their ancenstry back to a Leghorn/RIR cross. Hence the good brown egg laying ability of the Prod. reds....

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