Suggestions on crosses with Buff Orpingtons

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Carolina Chicken Man, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. Carolina Chicken Man

    Carolina Chicken Man Songster

    Mar 29, 2008
    Raleigh, NC
    Does anyone have any good/interesting experience crossing with BO hens.
    I have seen a nice looking outcome (partridge/mottled) with Black Orpingtons.
  2. ascott1978

    ascott1978 Songster

    Apr 4, 2008
    Joshua, Tx
    I recently hatched a BO rooster to a Brown Leghorn. The chick is cute. Blond with brown stripe on head. Curious to see what it looks like when it feathers out.
  3. scgamecock

    scgamecock Songster

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    I have a 3.5 week old chick that I hatched from my pen and that I feel for certain was fathered by my BO roo and I believe the egg was laid by my Salmon Faverolles.The chick looks like a BO with a little muff underneath it's chin.I can't wait to see what it will look like when older.
  4. Quote:THAT would be cute to see!! I love my SF's! [​IMG]
  5. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    Oh geesh, I must get my own puter working to post a pic of our showgirl/buff orp looks like a miniature buff orp with a necked fluff to speak of ....feather like a buff orp..but looks and size is like my showgirl....not the prettiest bird we own..... [​IMG]
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Speckledhen has a hen who is a BO/RIR cross if I remember right. She is very pretty.
  7. Rafter 7 Paint Horses

    Rafter 7 Paint Horses Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    East Texas
    Buff Orpington rooster with Golden Laced Wyandotte Hens make a very pretty cross.

  8. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Songster

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn

    Meet Papa, my cross between a RIR roo and a Buff Orp hen
  9. ella

    ella Songster

    Last edited: Apr 17, 2008
  10. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    I have a BO roo crossed with a Dom hen. She is the cutest little one. Sorta stripey on her back....but golden inlaced. She is only a few weeks old...but very pretty!!

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