What will I get? NEW AT THIS!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by GR Chicks, Feb 16, 2011.

  1. GR Chicks

    GR Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Does anyone know what you get if you cross a Buff Orpington rooster with RIR hen? Do I just get a mutt so to speak? He also crossed with my Red Star hens and I now have three chicks. Just wondered if anyone has ever had this cross before. The chicks are only 3 days old, and sorry can't post pics yet, I'm new at all of this. Thanks for any input, it's appreciated:)
    Last edited: Feb 16, 2011
  2. nivtup

    nivtup Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Shelton Washington
    Mostly they are mutts.

    They should be good layer though, assuming they are pullets.
  3. GR Chicks

    GR Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's what I thought....just curious and looking forward to seeing what type of feathering they will have. Thanks for the reply.

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 22, 2009
    Alapaha, Ga
    I've crossed a BO roo on RIR hens before, the chicks will look similar to New Hampshires.
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    This hen is a RIR rooster over exhibition size Buff Orpington hen:

  6. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    Stonington, illinois
    shes beautiful!
  7. GR Chicks

    GR Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Thanks, I actually have 5 New Hampshire coming soon, so that will be interesting to compare them.
  8. GR Chicks

    GR Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Thanks for the pics, beautiful hens! I can't wait till my chicks start to feather.

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