Can you breed pheasants, turkeys, or quail with chickens?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jarvisite99, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. jarvisite99

    jarvisite99 In the Brooder

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  2. Time-Out

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    I don't want to come across as patronising - you can do what you want - but I'd question whether, with all the different breeds of chicken, turkeys, quail, game birds, other poultry, you couldn't find one that would suit you as is.

    Here's a link on hybrids: http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry//BRKHybrids.html
     
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  3. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Pheasants bred with chickens turn out a BEAUTIFUL,but sterile bird!
     
  4. Hummingbird Hollow

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    They might try if confined together...heck our dog will try to breed with its dog bed if it's bored enough...but I'm not sure if you'd have any more satisfactory results than the dog has![​IMG]
     
  5. earnhardtlvr

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    Quote:[​IMG] How do u know my dog? [​IMG]
     
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    Quote:[​IMG] How do u know my dog? [​IMG]

    OMG that made me laugh out loud and my kids wondered what was so funny.[​IMG]
     
  7. Hopefulloflove

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    Yeah, my 4 year old daughter is giggling so hard because I am laughing so hard! LOLOL!![​IMG][​IMG]
     

  8. Hummingbird Hollow

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    Quote:[​IMG] How do u know my dog? [​IMG]

    OMG that made me laugh out loud and my kids wondered what was so funny.[​IMG]

    I'd post photos, or better yet a Youtube video but it might qualify as puppy porn...silly dog, it's pretty much a nightly ritual!
     
  9. Hopefulloflove

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    Rofl!! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  10. Stoney22

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    Quail no, pheasant yes but they will be sterile and unable to breed just like if you bred a turkey and peafowl together (pea cock or pea hen with a hen or tom). Turkeys and chickens can't breed, they are related but don't have the same amount of chromosomes.
     

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