Breeding help

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickenman98, May 23, 2010.

  1. chickenman98

    chickenman98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a splash polish and i would like to breed out the crest and maybe change the egg color to brown. How many generations would it take to breed out a crest? and can you breed in a new egg color? if so how long will it take?
     
  2. TurkeyMountainChickens

    TurkeyMountainChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why not just go for a breed that already has no crest and a brown egg, like a splash Wyandotte?
     
  3. chickenman98

    chickenman98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    because i already have wyandottes and i want it to be smaller like a polish
     
  4. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    Aren't there any bantam breeds you'd like. I believe there is a bantam Wyantdotte.
    Had a guy in Practical Poultry mag , that created a new breed. Took him 17 years. You got that long?

    Oh and if you do decide to breed for this bird, can you submit a drawing of what your looking for? Cuz I may be dead by the time you get a real bird. [​IMG]
     
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  5. chickenman98

    chickenman98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah i have 2 japanese bantams and 3 golden sebrights. i just think it would be neat to make my own breed and make it breed pure.
     

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