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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Country Living Farm, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. Country Living Farm

    Country Living Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    Florida
    I have 5 JG I just I just took out of the pen. I had 13 with one roo. I put the five with a BCM Frizzle roo but I also have a pure white Americana roo. What do you think I should do. I seel the eggs to help pay for feed so I need the hens to go with the roo that will help me the most pay the bills. So should I put the hens with the Americana Roo or the BCM Frizzle.

    Tks.
     
  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    I'd go with the frizzle. I think you'd be wasting the Ameracauna roo if you don't have some colored egg-layers for him. Big frizzles would be cool- and you may get some dark egg-laying chicks too! If so- then put one of the dark laying offspring with your ameracauna roo, and make olive-eggers [​IMG]
     
  3. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Chillin' With My Peeps

    What is a "BCM Frizzle"?
     
  4. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    I can only guess a frizzled Black Copper Marans?
     
  5. Country Living Farm

    Country Living Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    Florida
    Sorry, Yes I have a Black Copper Maran Frizzle. For a frizzle and a BCM he has really godd marking/color. His parents were BCM roo and we think a Cochen frizzle hen.
     
  6. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Ah, you may want to put a black copper marans cross then. I was thinking that you had a pure Black Copper Marans that has the frizzled gene.
     
  7. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Chillin' With My Peeps

    His parents were BCM roo and we think a Cochen frizzle hen.

    I'm sorry to be pedantic but he isn't a Marans. He is a Marans cross. (Ah, I see this has already been written).[​IMG]
     

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