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I Have a Golden Buff Orp Rooster and What other breed of hen would be a good cross with him?Post Pics!
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Songster
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Dec 13, 2007
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Oh Sorry.I am new to the Chicken World.So The buff Orpington.You know they Have Gold looking feathers.Sorry Again,Was that the wrong term?
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And See I only want one rooster for 14 hens.So I would like a little variety of hens.So what breed other than Buff Orpington would be ok to cross.

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hypnofrogstevie

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orp girls with a orp roo. they lay very well and if you ever want to hatch you can have true buff orp babies
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You can try cochins or brahmas. I heard they are gentle to
 
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ella

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My Buff Orp rooster has been very prolific.
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Buff Orp male with Barred Rock female produces a sex-link chick:

Male offspring:

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Female offspring:

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Buff Orp/Jersey Black Giant:

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Orp/Rhode Island Red:

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Orp/Golden Comet:

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Orp/Easter Egger:

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All his offspring have been big and calm, the Golden Comet cross it a great layer too.
 

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