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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by v.cyr, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. v.cyr

    v.cyr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    even still, sometimes if you cross a roo from breed A with a hen from breed B, you can get a completely different outcome than if you crossed a roo from B with a hen from A... that is why I asked for at least an educated guess... that way, we can get a general idea...
     
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  2. chiknaddiction

    chiknaddiction Out Of The Brooder

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    Cackel Hatchery in Lebanon Missouri seems to be a pretty good hatchery. I oredered buff orps from them which are now about 6 months old, the hens arearound 6-7 lbs already and my two roos are closer to 8-9 lbs, still not full grown.

    Quote: I guess it just depends on where you get your chickens
     
  3. 202roosterlane

    202roosterlane Happy Hen on a Harley

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    I can't wait to share a pic with you guys. Your chickens are adorable. Such lovely colors. I am considering a white silkie roo over a bantam Barred rock hen.
     
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  4. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    I got White Rock and Brown Leghorn from Cackle. They looked exactly like they were supposed to. They are now 5 wks old and except for one Leghorn being a little lighter that the rest no problems.
    But I had to add this cross. Buff Orpinton over Leghorn. He's all Roo. 22 wks old

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  5. Rachel96

    Rachel96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Have you weighed them or are you estimating? Just curious. Cause they are fluffy birds.
     
  7. joecontreras

    joecontreras Out Of The Brooder

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    I just saw your PM and responded back but if you see this first or anyone else wants to see I have a Chicken blog were I have been posting pics of my chickens and contraptions. I have put up some pics of my BSL and RIR mixes as adult chickens and they are the first six or so pics on the site. I only kept three of them but gave the others to friends and they all turned out the same with one exception that one looked just like a Barred Rock hen. Just go here:

    www.joecontreras.tumblr.com

    Let me know if you want more pics or anything.
     
  8. chiknaddiction

    chiknaddiction Out Of The Brooder

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    Nice cross! I have this combo and will have to hatch some! How big is he? BO size? Leghorn size? or somewhere between?
     
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  9. chiknaddiction

    chiknaddiction Out Of The Brooder

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    Estimating. I have several different breeds to compare them to. Visually they are significantly larger than my 2 yr old RIRs and Ameraucanas, and judging by picking them up they are noticeably heavier. A 3-4 lb bird is quite small, we have a white Leghorn hen for that size for comparison, which is again noticeably larger than our Cochin Bantams and Silikies. They are certainly fluffy, which I love. Speaking of which I'd love to see a BO cross with a Cochin! I'd hope they're even fluffier, I'd like to get a Cochin hen just to experiment this idea with.
     
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  10. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

     

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