My flocks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BrownEggsSouth, Mar 28, 2017.

  1. BrownEggsSouth

    BrownEggsSouth Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 28, 2017
    Hi I have one small 16 bird flock made up of 5 BO's, 3 BR, 5 mutts, 1 Golden Laced Cochin, and 1 leghorn. The mutts started with a LB crossed with a RI. Then those mutts crossed with More LBs, then that generation crossed with a EE, and then the first two of this generation were crossed back with a RI. Ones a rooster, ones a hen. They are laying, and so are there parents. They were all just crossed with a BR rooster, and two BR hens were crossed with the mutt rooster we have. They are very good layers if they have red, and black plumage they lay brown eggs. If they are of the black variety of our mutts they lay blue eggs.

    My other flock is large, and consist of many unknown breeds as we got the layers assortment from a hatchery. Yet here are the breeds I know there are in the flock. 3 LB's, 7 BS's, 2 Self blue bantams, 1 EE, 1 faverolle, 1 silkie, 1 leghorn, 1 polish, and 1 barred rock. The rest of the breeds are unknown, and the number of chickens in the flock are all unknown. Yet there is around 50 chickens. The chickens are all still chicks, but will start laying in June. There are three roosters in the flock. On of the self blue bantams, the silkie, and the faverolle. Any other roosters will most likely be culled.

    One of our BR hens is sitting on two BO hen x BR rooster eggs, and one BR rooster x with a golden laced Cochin/mutt egg. (I really don't know). Our BR doesn't let the mutt rooster breed, and he is the second lowest in the pecking order so we are pretty sure none of the eggs are sired by him. Im also sure he isn't old enough to breed yet.

    Anyways would anyone be interested in some mutt eggs, BO hens x BR rooster eggs, or BR eggs because I could supply. I can ship eggs. Yet if you want me to hatch them you would have to pick them up.
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hello and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    Best wishes
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under BrownEggsSouth [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received some links to great starting points, I will just wish you all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  6. Mucho Chickens

    Mucho Chickens Just Hatched

    Feb 28, 2017
    Benton, AR
    Hi and welcome to the chicken crazy mad fun. Glad you joined us.
  7. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    It's nice to have you here!

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