Mutt chickens or something?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by heathersboers, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. heathersboers

    heathersboers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a welsummer rooster-He is with a few buff orpingtons, several white rocks, and a blue laced wyandotte, RIR,and some sorta black hen with some green in her ??? Will this cross make anything?? I have them in the bator-very few are white-most are dark or medium tan eggs. Just wondering what kind of color combo I could come up with. The eggs are so large-they barely fit into a normal egg carton- The black hen is lying eggs almost as dark as copper marans- I kept quite a few of those.
     
  2. FarmerJohn3285

    FarmerJohn3285 County Line Farms

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    My guess is mutts. BUT, pictures after hatching will always help!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Sorry, you'd just make mutts with slightly darker eggs than the parents laid. But, they'd be pretty and still chickens! [​IMG]

    Does the black one have feathered legs?
     
  4. heathersboers

    heathersboers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No feathered legs-she looks double laced with copper color and green? IDK anything about breeds-only popular ones- The rooster maybe a danish something?? - Im going to take some pictures tomorrow to see if they can be identified- The rooster weighs about 16 pounds and the hens are 10-14 pounds. I bought them from Tractor Supply this spring-eggs that are now in the bator

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  5. V Comb

    V Comb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Barnavelder?
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    She's a Barnevelder.

    eta - Her and the Welsummer should provide terra cotta type eggs, possibly a little more pale or speckled
     
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  7. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They would be mutts, but should be good layers. I think mutts are some of the most interesting looking chickens. You are doing better than me, I had some Cochin X Black Austrolorp! [​IMG] Actually they don't look too bad going to keep the two pullets to see how they turn out.
     

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