Can chinese pekin dwarf mate with leghorn or bantam for new breed???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by noman razzaq, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. noman razzaq

    noman razzaq New Egg

    Aug 1, 2011
    i have a white healthy male Chinese Pekin dwarf, and 2 leghorn hens. can the Chinese dwarf mate with the leghorns? or plz tell me can my dwarf chines pekin mate with the larger than his size caz i want a new breed from them is it possible plz plz plz guide me ??????
  2. RHRanch

    RHRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    if they mate it would be a crossbreed, not a new breed. It takes years to create a new breed, and then you could apply to the APA to have it recognized.
  3. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 19, 2011
    Escanaba, MI
    Pekin as in duck? Highly doubtful that a duck can cross with a chicken, different species with a different amount of chromosomes. That said, bantam roosters successfully mate large fowl hens all the time, so size doesn't matter too much.

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