Orpington+EEs

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by phasianidae, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    post pics of your Orpington EE crosses, here are some of mine: his mother a white EE and his father a Buff Orpington[​IMG] same father as the previus rooster, her mother a wheaton/duckwing EE:[​IMG]
     
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Ok, I love this cross. I am currently using a Splash Orpington over Hatchery EEs – this is what I have been hatching.

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  3. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Beautilful! I'm supprised they don't have pale legs! Mine always do.
     
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  4. footballcoachmiller

    footballcoachmiller Out Of The Brooder

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    I crossed a buff orp. roo with several EE hens ( 2 gold duckwing color and a tan colored one) and all of the males came out white and the females all where a buff color. They all looked just like the pics minnesotachickenbreeder has posted of the white roo and the buff hen.
     
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  5. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Do you have pictures?
     
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    hmmm my lav orp roo is mating my EE hen--wonder what that would look like?? I might just have to add an egg or two to the next batch!
     
  7. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    I've made a bunch of cochin EEs lately (ameraucana x LF cochin) and I just love the butt fluff. I have used orps in the past but sold most of the babies. Kicking myself for that now. Nice pics guys! [​IMG]
     
  8. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Quote:Thank you.


    I believe your pale legs come from the Buff Orpington. My Splash has slate legs so when crossed with the EE the chicks carry the slate leg.



    I like me a large bird, and my heritage Orp really puts some size on whatever hatchery stock he is mixed with. Of course the extra fluff just makes me giddy [​IMG]
     
  9. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Quote:Oh - interesting. You could cross his daughters back to him for some possible lav EEs. [​IMG]
     
  10. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:Oh - interesting. You could cross his daughters back to him for some possible lav EEs. [​IMG]

    ooh very interesting!! I could do that!!! OK then I guess Ill save a few eggs this week:) want some????

    and your birds are very beautiful!!!!
     

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