I saw a post offering the "Forest Gump Special" on a chicken forum. Most of the eggs will be Barred Rocks but some "you just don't know what you'll get". How fun is that?! We'll be getting 20 fertilized eggs in the mail sometime this week. Here's the information I have about the parents from the "adoption file".
Hawkeye, a Barred Rock, is my main flock rooster and is two years old, a sweet, calm guy. He will be the sire of all the chicks.
These are our Barred Rock girls. Lexie and Ivy are two years old and Amanda and Becca are a year old.
Ginger, Buff Orpington
Sunny, Buff Orpington
Charlotte, Blue Ameraucana
Kate, sired by a standard size Cochin/Silkie cross roo over a Barred Rock hen
As my husband pointed out, I'll bet my Dad is up there smiling right about now. Sure wish I could call him and ask for chicken hatching advice though.