My blue roo died. Now who should I put the Blue hens with......

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Country Living Farm, Jan 28, 2010.

  1. Country Living Farm

    Country Living Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    Florida
    Well, my blue roo died and now I have his three blue Marans (maybe cross) that I need to put with someone. My options are:

    White Americana roo

    Frizzle roo

    Leghorn roo

    Silkie roo (showgirl)

    Suggestions.................................................
     
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Can't offer a suggestion on who to put with whom, but:

    Always keep a back up roo!!!!!!!
     
  3. Country Living Farm

    Country Living Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    Florida
    I have 6 rooster now with other breeds. Also, I only had one blue rooster that was available to me.... [​IMG]
     
  4. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I have blue, black, buff, wheaten, blue wheaten, silver, white, lavender, split lavender and splash ameraucanas and I have an extra rooster for each color.
     
  5. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Quote:Well are you intersted in desinger Mutt's?
    You decided what do you want to cross the hens with [​IMG]
     
  6. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    I have a very nice Blue Ameraucana FBCM cross cockerel on eggbid right now if you are in the market [​IMG] he is very handsome already and if you dont mind a mixed bird...
     
  7. Country Living Farm

    Country Living Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    Florida
    yea, I do not think I am going to replace right now. I had to many to start with in the area I live. I think I will put with the white Americana and see if I get some nice splash hens/roos.
     
  8. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Quote:White and blue won't make splash. Real ameraucanas are recessive white, so your offspring would be blue. If it is an easter egger, there's no telling what color chicks you will end up with.
     
  9. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Citygirlinthecountry had a splash roo for sale from Cree farm. If she still has him, maybe she'll ship. [​IMG]
     
  10. tash

    tash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would do the "Americana", might get some neat eggs (or not).....
     

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