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breed my leghorns to bantam size

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by HENRI, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. HENRI

    HENRI Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi well i can't get dark brown leghorn bantams here in Spain so i was thinking , if i can use my large dark brown leghorns and breed them with light brown bantams and reduce ther size and colours could it be possible .
    thanks would like lots of advise.
     
  2. kfacres

    kfacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yes you can, it will take several generations, and even more chicks to cull from...

    You are basically creating a dwarfism type chick in this deal.. Keeping the smallest and breeding them back to the smallest... Honestly with enough chicks and time, this shouldn't take long...
     
  3. HENRI

    HENRI Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks well i'll do it hopefuly it all work out.
     

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