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Black skinned meat chickens

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

  1. phasianidae

    phasianidae Songster

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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 Songster

    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 Songster

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

    phasianidae Songster

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

    JCoogle Songster

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

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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

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    Quote:Ok cool!
     
  9. phasianidae

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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 Songster

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

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