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Okyo
Manassas, VA
(Zone 7b)

January 23, 2014
4:59 PM

Post #9754338

What type of chicken will I get if my Rode Island Red Rooster mates with a White Longhorn Hen ?
Seedfork
Enterprise, AL
(Zone 8b)

January 23, 2014
7:26 PM

Post #9754393

Don't know a darned thing about chickens but I believe Longhorns are steers!
Okyo
Manassas, VA
(Zone 7b)

January 24, 2014
3:24 AM

Post #9754495

Do you have cabin fever ?
Haystack
Ferndale, WA

January 24, 2014
7:39 AM

Post #9754645

Honestly laughing out loud. I have never heard of a Longhorn chicken, but as Seedfork stated I do know there are longhorn cattle. Sorry, but, still laughing...have a wonderful day...Haystack

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porkpal
Richmond, TX

January 24, 2014
8:40 AM

Post #9754695

A white cow with feathers?
Seedfork
Enterprise, AL
(Zone 8b)

January 24, 2014
12:07 PM

Post #9754820

Sorry, I knew you meant to say White Leghorn! Yes, I think I do have a little cabin fever. My neighbor just started raising chickens, and I know she has some White Leghorns and some Rhode Island Reds, but she has not had them long enough to have any breed. She till might know the answer to your question, if you don't get a good answer I will ask her over the next couple of days.
Seedfork
Enterprise, AL
(Zone 8b)

January 24, 2014
12:16 PM

Post #9754825

Okyo,
I did find this on the internet:
If the RIR is male and WL is female you will get a Amber Star Hybrid




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