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leghorn cross

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ellpel, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. ellpel

    ellpel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,

    New to chickens and was thinking about crossing my white leghorn hens to a buff orpington rooster. Has anyone done this and if so does anyone have pics. What should i expect? hopefully I get a more docile egg machine.
    Thanks
     
  2. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    I just did that exact same thing. :p White leghorn hens to a BO rooster. They are due to hatch on saturday, so I can let you know then. :p
     
  3. ellpel

    ellpel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome let me know, thanks
     
  4. ellpel

    ellpel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is the buff orpington rooster I picked up today to breed with my white leghorns[​IMG]
     
  5. IcyOldHen

    IcyOldHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am hoping to hatch some white leghorn hen x Splash Blue Laced Red Wyandotte rooster eggs (along with some SLxSBLR Wyandotte eggs). Next time my silkie goes broody! Anyone have any experience with what that cross?
     
  6. Habibs Hens

    Habibs Hens Cream Legbar Keeper

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    very interesting to kno what happens im hoping to cross a BO rooster with a white star [which is a leghorn hybrid]
     

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