Need opinion of breeding Salmon Faverolle Rooster to other breeds

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by 105600, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. 105600

    105600 In the Brooder

    Sep 4, 2011
    Hi fellow cluckers!
    I finally moved on to 5 acres and I'm looking to expanding my flock. I have a Salmon Faverolle Rooster and I intend to breed him to my 2 other Salmon hens next year.... And perhaps to my other girls that are of different breeds.

    My question is .. of the following list of hens... which would you breed to the Salmon Faverolle Rooster.. and why?

    1. Silver Laced wyandotte
    2. Partridge plymouth rock
    3. Cuckoo Maran
    4. Welsummer
    5. White crested black polish
    6. Easter Egger
    7. Ancona
    8. Golden Lakenvelder
    9. Golden Polish
    10. Speckled Sussex
    11. Barred Rock
    12. Barnevelder

  2. BrianT

    BrianT Songster

    May 15, 2010
    North FL
    I bred mine with my white easter egger because they seemed to like each other right away.
  3. RareBreedFancier

    RareBreedFancier Surrounded by Broodies

    Nov 5, 2010
    Australia :)
    I'd breed him to the Barred Rocks and/or Cuckoo Marans, the babies will be sexlinks. Boys will be barred (black chicks with a white head spot) and girls will be black (no head spot). [​IMG]
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Easter Eggers.

    All the others would give you shades of brown egg layers and we all know how common that is. [​IMG] Plus, the EE's will keep the neat colors and beards.

  5. BrianT

    BrianT Songster

    May 15, 2010
    North FL
    Quote:Every one of the offspring that my Fav roo had had beards and 5 toes. All very cool chickens.
  6. ReikiStar

    ReikiStar Songster

    Quote:X's 2!

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