Silver Phoenix/Ameraucana and ? Crosses

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by LaureeLou, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. LaureeLou

    LaureeLou New Egg

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    Hi, I am new here so I hope this is the right place to post!

    I recently bought my first chickens and my rooster is a Silver Phoenix and Ameraucana cross.

    My hens are silver Phoenix/Ameraucana, Buff Orpington, Rhode Island Red and White Leghorn.

    I am thinking of trying to hatch a few eggs for fun and just to see if I can(not trying to sell them or show them)

    I was curious if anyone had any experience with chickens of more than one or two breeds.

    Any idea on what I'll end up with? Egg production? Temperament?

    Should I swap my mixed rooster for one that is only a single breed?

    I know that breeding can be complicated but any advice or idea of what to expect would be appreciated!

    Thanks on advance!
     
  2. clawstar

    clawstar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Many people own mixed breed chickens. I'm unsure of what you'll get but egg production, temperament, and coloring normally is a mix of the 2 parents. The entire "breed" called Easter Eggers really is a mix of Ameraucana and any other chicken.
     

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