Here are pictures of split wing and slipped wing.
Both are DQ.
Photo is dark but look close at lower wing feathers and you can see they don’t fit up like they should.
You evaluate each one differently.
Slipped wing you want the chicken standing naturally in profile to evaluate how the wing...
Chris is right.
One should always refer to either APA or ABA Standards for definitions of terms.
There’s a big difference between slipped wing and split wing and how each is determined.
Slipped wing you look at the wing feathers when chicken is standing naturally for split wing you spread the...
I believe by from an established strain and when you mess up because you will as you learn to breed the strain from same source and select one that is strong in the area you are weak in.
Chickens are not dogs cats horses or goats etc forget everything you learned from breeding them.
It’s a whole...
Chickens are standard bred only what they look like defines them not how many generations they are bred back to anything.
What their offspring develop as does not determine pedigree as there are no pedigrees submitted to any organization.
I maintain breeding records for my own information...
There’s a major difference between poultry and mammals/people when using the term genetic diversity.
Seems like individuals use what happens in mammals should apply to poultry.
There are cases where inbreeding poultry leads to problems but usually more due to selection of breeding stock than...