What's the difference?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 14 chickens & counting, Jan 11, 2011.

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  1. 14 chickens & counting

    14 chickens & counting Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the difference between a "mutt" and a "cross" in the chicken world?
     
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    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    In truth, no difference at all.. To the typical person, a cross would be used for something planned, like if I crossed my Shamo's with a American game.. That would be a cross, while a bird of unknown parentage, or something unplanned would be more likely called a mutt.

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    14 chickens & counting Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cool...so, do people go to "chicken sales" to buy chickens? We went once. Brought home a mama with 4 pullets and two small bantams. One of which looks like a Barred rock(but not sure). I am going to post some pics this weekend to try and get some opinions.

    Thanks for the post.
     
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