??? X leghorn hens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by feedman77, Mar 14, 2018.

  1. feedman77

    feedman77 Crowing

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    I have 3 leghorn hens and 2 leghorn cross hens. I lost my leghorn roo. Can't Find another adult leghorn roo.

    I have some surplus roos I haven't butchered yet.

    1 Rhode island
    1 white rock
    1 buff Orpington
    1 white bantam
    1 Rhode island cross
    1 red sexlink

    Was wondering what and if any of these would make a good cross with them.
     
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  2. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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    What color are your leghorns?
     
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  4. feedman77

    feedman77 Crowing

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    White for pure leghorn.

    The mixes are grey.
     
  5. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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    Anything you cross the pures to will be white, might have red or buff leakage depending on what you cross them with.
    Hard to determine what the mixes will produce.
     
  6. feedman77

    feedman77 Crowing

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    :thumbsup

    Good to know.
     
  7. RWise

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    Put a rooster over them from something that lays a green egg, the offspring should give you blue eggs.
     
  8. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    That's not correct.
    Very slight chance for blue but most likely they would lay green or brown eggs.
     

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