What is meant by "over?"

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by LocoPollo, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. LocoPollo

    LocoPollo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ellijay, GA
    What is meant when people say x hen over y cockerel, or y cockerel over z hen? I know they are crossing/breeding, but what exactly does "over" mean?
     
  2. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

    Aug 17, 2008
    Australia
    It means "bred to". So x rooster "bred to" y hen.
     
  3. LocoPollo

    LocoPollo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, thanks! That is simple enough!
     

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