can different birds cross-breed?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Flock Runner, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. Flock Runner

    Flock Runner Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2011
    i have chickens, ducks, and a male turkey. out of random curiosity can either of them crossbreed? probably not but just curious.
    also, could a larger breed of chicken breed a smaller breed like a bantom? i know their both stupid questions but i was wondering because i've seen baldnecked chickens and ducks and bantom ducks! they were cool and all but i don't want to end up with a random mutant bird in my flock! [​IMG]
  2. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2011
    Chickens cannot and will not breed with turkeys or ducks or geese.
    A larger chicken can and will have offspring with smaller chickens.
    LOL no mutant weird things in your future.
    There are no stupid questions. There are however lots of stupid answers. [​IMG]
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    The only possible cross is Guinea X Chicken or Pheasant X Chicken but it is rare.

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