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would this be ok for a backyard setup?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by m00nd0g, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. m00nd0g

    m00nd0g New Egg

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    after doing alot of reading, i think i have decided what im gonna do...but i thought i'd run it by u guys/gals with experiance what u think of this...

    i really like the plymoth rocks...

    i love the way the barred rocks look, but i want to stay away from the sex-link chicks. so instead i think im gonna get a few of the others: partridge, buff, and the white rocks...

    im wanting to get 2 roos and around 16 hens to fit my needs for eggs and occasionally meat. im thinking of getting 4 white hens, 6 buff hens, and 6 partridge...and 1 buff roo and 1 partridge roo

    these will never be for show, they will be just my own backyard chickens. do you see any problems i may run into? i understand the white will give off the recessive white gene thingy, but like i said, these are just for my own backyard...so that doesn't really matter to me...
     
  2. cornish20

    cornish20 Out Of The Brooder

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    if you are planning on raising mixed, matched, and mutted PR chickens.. .does the original color really matter= after a generation or two, you won't be able to tell what they once were anyways most likely.
     
  3. BBrock

    BBrock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes u will have problems mixing chickens will never look the same! So it doesn't really matter. What u breed!
     

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