what will I end up with?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Melabella, Oct 16, 2012.

  1. Melabella

    Melabella Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello everyone,

    I was just sitting here, all ready thinking about next spring, and what my adventure through the winter a newbie like myself is going to encounter. I live in Upstate NY and I am not looking forward to freezing temps, and frozen water, and all that comes with it.

    I ordered 10 chickens from Meyer, 2 each of 5 different breeds. I ended up with a Roo and 9 pullets, even though originally ordered 10 females. So far, 12 weeks in, it's been a smooth travel, and no problems. The roo is nice and pleasant, I realize he is young, but so far, no troubles. He has even started to crow, and it's funny.

    I originally wanted all breeds that tended not to go broody, with my interest being the fun of raising chickens, and of course EGGS! I was wondering though, if one of them does go broody and were to hatch out some eggs, what would the chicks look like?[​IMG] My rooster is a Columbian Wyandotte, and the 4 other breeds I have are Black Austrolorp, RIR, Barred Rock and Golden Buff.

    Any thoughts would be great.

    Thanks!
    MB
     
  2. Melabella

    Melabella Overrun With Chickens

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    Not feeling the love peeps!
     
  3. catdaddyfro

    catdaddyfro Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't know about much love LOL but I will give you some ideas on what to expect:

    Col. Wyn. x BA= all blacks 50/50 rose combed/single combed

    Col. Wyn. x RIR= silver columbian patterned/with red leakage esp. after juvenile molt and the first years feather probly the more they age the more reddish hue the will get/brassiness 50/50 rose /single combs


    Col. Wyn. x BR= all barred with a very dark grey cuckoo look to them as they all will have only one copy of the barring gene again 50/50 rose/single combed

    Col. Wyn. x Golden buff this all depends on what your calling golden buff Buff Orpintons or GSL(sexlinks) so you could get an array of colors from one side of the spectrum to the other, more than like 50% will be solid white(if they are sex links)the others from red to black? 50/50 on the combs.

    Jeff
     
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2012
  4. Melabella

    Melabella Overrun With Chickens

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    Jeff,

    You're AWESOME![​IMG]

    This was exactly what i was looking for!

    Appreciate it!

    Have a good day,
    MB
     

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