Black skinned meat chickens

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by phasianidae, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am starting a project of breeding a black skinned meat chicken, does anyone have advise or information on how best to do it?
     
  2. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    Silkies?
     
  3. JCoogle

    JCoogle Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a couple young roosters that would be perfect for you. They are a Silkie, Australorp cross. I also had some Black Australorp RIR crosses that had very dark skin. They were very large to.
     
  4. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yup, that's what I will be using to breed in the black skin gene
     
  5. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Kentuckys a little to far away, to bad, I was in Kentucky 2 months ago!
     
  6. JCoogle

    JCoogle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Just let me know if you ever come back thru and I will let ya know what I have if ya want.
     
  7. rockinpaints

    rockinpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say start with Silkies also. [​IMG] We have had a few Silkies processed and it is kinda strange......
     
  8. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ok cool!
     
  9. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes I am definitely going to use silkies but I will be crossing them to something larger
     
  10. Barred Rocks forever

    Barred Rocks forever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i could be wrong but i think sumatras have black skin to
     

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