Chicken cross pheasant????

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Nickeyo, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. Nickeyo

    Nickeyo Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have various chicken breeds including Phoenix bantams and I also have loads of pheasants wandering my fields and garden and I've always thought my Phoenix are very pheasant like. I was wondering if it's possible to cross them and get a fertile batch of offspring .

    Also would it be possible to get a guinea fowl cross chicken hybrid because my neighbour has lots of guineas and I was curious if his poultry and guineas cross or not.
     
  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Both crosses are possible but very rare. I've heard the hybrids don't live very long either.
     
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  4. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

  5. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have have read that the closer a chicken/guinea resembles a chicken the shorter they will live
     
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  6. Nickeyo

    Nickeyo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you for your feed back and pls keep it coming, I would really like to have ago at crossing the two at some point in my life:)
     

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