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Bramham Wiltshire Horns

  • Joined Oct 2014
  • leeds
  • Bramham flock Wiltshire Horns
Meat birds
« on: February 22, 2016, 11:09:38 pm »
Hi
I am looking at some combinations for my meat birds and wondered what other people's experiences are
How long to grow them for?

Option 1
Indian game X Dorkin

Option 2
RIR X light Sussex

Or any combination of the above

Also would any of these sex link?

Thanks



« Last Edit: February 23, 2016, 08:16:11 am by Dan »
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rusticranger

  • Joined Feb 2013
  • West Sussex
Re: Meat birds
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2016, 03:11:30 pm »
Hi,

IG x Dorking is supposed to be the best combo. They came to that conclusion on the River Cottage TV series too. Its this combo that I am trying to get hold of but cant seem to find any in the Sussex/Surrey area.

nimbusllama

  • Joined Nov 2010
  • Near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Re: Meat birds
« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2016, 11:03:38 pm »
RIR cockerel x LS hen would be sexlinked....the female chicks would be brown and the male chicks yellow.  Does that help?

 

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