Rir Roo X Wheaten/blue Wheaten Hen

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by newchickens2009, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. newchickens2009

    newchickens2009 Songster

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    Has anyone done this x before? If so what were your results (egg size and color, pics of birds etc) please?
     
  2. newchickens2009

    newchickens2009 Songster

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    Or wheaten roo x rir hen? Which will give you the best egg production?
     
  3. RAREROO

    RAREROO Crowing

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    What breed is the Wheaten colored birds that you are referring to ?
     
  4. newchickens2009

    newchickens2009 Songster

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    Quote:Sorry, they are Ameraucana.
     
  5. newchickens2009

    newchickens2009 Songster

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    Anyone?
     
  6. newchickens2009

    newchickens2009 Songster

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    ????
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Ask me next year. I'm putting some RIR pullets under a BWA roo.
     
  8. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    You would basically get Easter Eggers, so the production should be quite average or good, and the color should be a very reddened wheaten. Here's a good example of what to expect in males:

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    The females will be wheaten looking, but with more red/orange as well.
     
  9. newchickens2009

    newchickens2009 Songster

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    Thank you so much!
    I will post pics if I decide to do this cross in the not so far future.
    Thanks again and God bless!
     
  10. josh44

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    Quote:If i am not mistaken, I think the color yo will get will be called pumpkin in gamefowl. Like the pumpkin hulsey.
     

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