bone/skeletal frame genetics? strengthening bone structure

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by picalowpiepi, Jan 17, 2017.

  1. picalowpiepi

    picalowpiepi Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 12, 2017
    i would like to try getting super sized poultry but unlike the meat chickens, I want to have the chicken have a good frame to support its weight. Does anyone have info on bone genetics? if not, which breeds usually have very strong/heavy bones?
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
    Broiler breeds have about the strongest bone structure, what hurts them is the rate of growth and weight they put on, when I was breeding for such trait(Huge Chickens) I restricted their feed and even so they seem to put on weight by breathing air, that allowed the bones to mature, you can also try the classic Cornish, they have huge bones.

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