Need ideas for mixed pens!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by LilBitCuckoo, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. LilBitCuckoo

    LilBitCuckoo Out Of The Brooder

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    I have an excess of hens in different breeds and colors. I do have some projects going on and I am breeding pure as well, but would like to tinker with making some pretty chickens that people would buy for their beauty, regardless of breed. I would use my less typy hens with 1 or 2 roos in each pen. I do not know as much about color genetics as many of you do. Please share lots of ideas! This is what I have availabe for mixed pens:

    Hens: bantam cochins in white, buff, red, black, partridge.
    White bantam sultans.
    Silver-laced polish, standard size.
    Silkies in white, buff, black, blue, partridge

    Roos: bantam cochins in all the colors I mentioned above, plus a mottled. White frizzle and black frizzle.
    White Sultan bantam.
    Buff turken bantam.
    Mille Fleur d'Uccle.
    Large fowl polish in silver-laced, red, buff, blue, and black.
    Silkies in white, buff, black, and partridge.

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    That is so much variety, there is no knowing what you will get!

    [​IMG] (I think there is a color calculator somewhere on the internet... but I am not sure where)
     

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