Silver Lakenvelder and Leghorn cross?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by learycow, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a silver Lakenvelder roo with 6 white legorns and 2 brown leghorns. All are your average hatchery chickens.
    I am just wondering if anyone has crossed these two and if so, what do they look like as chicks and adults?
     
  2. Henk69

    Henk69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With the brown leghorn hens you should get columbian looking roosters with white legs and silver ginger hens with slate legs. They would have a nice landfowl type and prepare to be bombarded with eggs... ;)
     
  3. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the reply!
    It doesn't matter to me as I am simply raising them for backyard pet/eggs. So the egg part is a bonus! I was just curious if anyone had already tried this cross as I am curious as to what they will look like :) So thanks! I can kind of/ sort of picture what you are saying [​IMG]
     

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