What is the craziest mix of breeds you have hatched?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by midget_farms, Feb 6, 2011.

  1. midget_farms

    midget_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Dunlap Illinois
    Not sure if thie is the right place or not.

    I have a black silkie rooster & he has been breeding with my buff orpingtons & aracauna's.

    My silkies are not yet laying (been almost a year they hold those eggs like gold).

    In any case - when I get done with the adjustments to my incubator I'm going to try to hatch a mess of these. I wonder what will come out???!!!!!
  2. breezes_banties_n_bratts

    breezes_banties_n_bratts Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2011
    north west ohio
    Right now I have a phoenix hen sitting on eggs. They are a cross of phoenix and polish. I'm hoping to get one with a crest and long tail. Calling them my hippie chicks.
  3. dragonlair

    dragonlair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2008
    My very light blue splash Polish Bantam hen and my white Polish bantam hen bred with my black frizzle cochin bantam roo. The chicks are now 6 months or so. They are not frizzled, but are a odd variety of colors. The one roo I kept is sort of a brownish, blueish color mixed with white and has some black spots. He has about 6 feathers on his head that stand up. A couple of the others came out white and nicely splashed with black. Another was a pretty blue. One gold, a couple black, one white, and one that looked sort of like a Robin! They all have a few poofy feathers on their head.

    I call them Pizzles.[​IMG][​IMG]
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I've hatched out Policaunas, (Ameraucana X BBL Polish)
    I've put FBCM X GCMs
    I've put a Giant Partridge Cochin X Light brown leghorn
    Ameraucana X PW Leghorn
    BBL Polsih X (BW Ameracuana X BSL)... this one is going in the bator soon. Can't wait

    This year I'll be putting a Wheaten Marans roo over FBCMs....

    Ah it's all fun.
  5. dolly85

    dolly85 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 1, 2010
    My first batch of chicks I hatched in an incubator had a black silkie dad and a buff orpington mom. They are soooooooo cute!!!
  6. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Delaware egg-mother, EE rooster, Welsumer broody hatched and raised 'em. The chicks are SO obviously daughters of Carl! I only have one Delaware... so momma was also known.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by