Are New Hampshires sustainable?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Newchickenguy, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. Newchickenguy

    Newchickenguy Out Of The Brooder

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    I am thinking of getting some New Hampshire chickens and was wondering if they are sustainable. I mean I breed a new hamp roo to a new hamp hen will I get a new hamp chick? Or will it be some sort of a hybrid chick?
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    According to their profile "New Hampshires were originally derived from RIR, but are now so different, they are their own breed" So I would say, no, you can breed proper New Hampshire chicks. Just make sure you get your breeding stock from a reputable breeder.
     
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