Mix breeding

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by catwoman1330, Mar 7, 2017.

  1. catwoman1330

    catwoman1330 Out Of The Brooder

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    What would I get if I mix an Old English Game Rooster with a White Leghorn Hen?
    They are about the same in size.



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  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    I don;t know, but am curious myself... Lets see what others think.
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  3. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    A good meat bird. It will be dual purpose, for meat and eggs.use the males for meat. It is a classic cross. It does make difference which breed is sire or dam. Best, Karen
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    White birds that might be more broody than Leghorns, and will lay better than Old English.
     
  5. orientphoenix

    orientphoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    want to try this myself too.
     
  6. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    I didn’t think that OEG were considered as Meat type of breed, they look as scrawny(slim) as Leghorns, the cross will result in all white chicks and all white adults with some degree of leakage, they will be good egg layers.
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Might be confusing Old English Games with Indian Games (what we call Cornish in the U.S.).
     
  8. orientphoenix

    orientphoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    actually quality old english have very full breasts of course not like cornish cross but for a small bird they pack much breast. plus most game birds tend to be breast heavy unlike their meditterainian cousins.
     
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