Mixing the breeds?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chawkins, Nov 6, 2013.

  1. chawkins

    chawkins Out Of The Brooder

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    Can I breed a Buff Orpington to a black Sex Link or Barred Rock?
    Pros and cons?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Yes, and you will produce a dual purpose bird with hybrid vigor.
     
  3. chawkins

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    Don't understand what you mean? Hyper vigor?
     
  4. chawkins

    chawkins Out Of The Brooder

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    Hybrid vigor...... Sorry. Spell check
     
  5. chawkins

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    Will the offspring be able to breed?
     

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