Just hatched my first mutts....RIR/cochin cross

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by possumhunter, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. possumhunter

    possumhunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This was my first time hatching and I ended up with 17 out of 42...not too bad since some were shipped and I wasn't positive on the fertility of mine because I have one Roo with 7 ladies.

    My question is I am wondering if anyone knows what the egg production will be like with this cross. Rhode Island Red hen and a banty cochin Roo. I tried to search, but had a hard time finding anything about them. Also wondering if they will be closer to the banty size or regular size bird.
     
  2. Ms~Silkie~Girl

    Ms~Silkie~Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] sorry
     
  3. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Straight outcrosses are impossible to predict. They can be all over the map in size and production and type.
     
  4. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

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    walkswithdog is right, it is hard to predict. So far though, in my limited experience mine have laid standard eggs.
     
  5. possumhunter

    possumhunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh well, guess I'll just have to be patient and find out! Thanks for the help!
     

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