What is a Rhod Island Red & Rhode Island White cross called?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by brader1993, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. brader1993

    brader1993 New Egg

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    What is a Rhod Island Red & Rhode Island White cross called?
     
  2. big medicine

    big medicine custom Brahmas

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    If a Isa Brown was a simple RIR/RIW cross, wouldn't they be rose combed ?
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

  4. Ashburnham

    Ashburnham Chillin' With My Peeps

    Most interesting Fred- I never knew they were a 4 way cross.
     
  5. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Yup. The ISA has been bred for over 30 years and still holds most of the world's brown egg laying records for commercial hens. Here's the 30 pullets I'm brooding right now.

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    Last edited: Apr 7, 2012
  6. Ashburnham

    Ashburnham Chillin' With My Peeps

    I put a part Araucana rooster over some of mine and they 'split" fairly evenly into white and red hens in the first cross.
     
  7. SpiritedFarm

    SpiritedFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought that cross was a golden sex-link...or is that the same thing? [​IMG]
     
  8. Ashburnham

    Ashburnham Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here is how they "split" -
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  9. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    IMHO, they are a cross breed (yes a cross breed because they are different breeds)


    Chris
     

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