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buff orpington x black orpington

bought a black orpington hen and a buff orpington cockeral today, thinking of pairing them up, will i get buffs and blacks out of this pairing or will i get cross colours?

gem
Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Cross colours.

tf2011
Sunday, February 13th, 2011

sound, wont hatch any more than i want for myself then, if they had come out solid colour id have sold any surplus birds

gem
Sunday, February 13th, 2011

I have seen pics of Buff x Black and they are quite nice, I'll try find the pictures.

Darragh (South East Poultry)
Sunday, February 13th, 2011

This person put a Buff Orpington cock over Black Orpington hens.

Pics:

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g97/drewc_andy/buffblack24...

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g97/drewc_andy/bigdaves.jp...

Darragh (South East Poultry)
Sunday, February 13th, 2011

they do look nice, hope mine turn out like that thanks darragh

gem
Sunday, February 13th, 2011

wud i get chicks like that if i cross a buff pekin hen with a black rooster

pekins
Sunday, February 13th, 2011

if anyone wants eggs when my black hen starts laying to experiment with let me know and i'll give you a few. i will be going to more sales as the weather gets better

gem
Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Wow! They do look nice! They look like the very beginning of partridge or something!

Oisin Cleary
Sunday, February 13th, 2011

They could also turn out like this http://mail.google.com/mail/h/ngzdtsq9vli5/?view=att&th=12c3... . Which is not so nice

Oisin Cleary
Sunday, February 13th, 2011

The bird in the middle there has the buff underneath black feathers

Oisin Cleary
Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Would you get them colours with black rooster and buff hen?


Sunday, February 13th, 2011

very attractive gem if you results like them i would buy them i would be glad to see a couple of those wandering around

kathy
Sunday, February 13th, 2011

I dont know how those birds were bred Tadhg. It was just a pic I got in an email from somebody

Oisin Cleary
Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Darragh, Is the cock from the same hatch as well??

Oisin Cleary
Sunday, February 13th, 2011

I know this is 2019 but I'd like to know if it worked out in the end.

Thanks,

chickenmanmath
Thursday, May 16th, 2019


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