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Chicken Pheasants Cross Experiment

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by JohnParker, Mar 3, 2015.

  1. JohnParker

    JohnParker Hatching

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    I have 3 ring neck pairs, was wondering if I was going to try to cross with a chicken, what combination should I use ? Rooster and ringneck hen, Ringneck male with laying hens, game hens, bantam hen ?
     
  2. vtbirds2014

    vtbirds2014 Chirping

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    Why do it? Pheasants are BEAUTIFUL without any crossing, that is why there are so many breeds
     
  3. Ifish

    Ifish Chirping

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    That would be like crossing a duck with a chicken. I don't think it will work.

    Even if it would work, what would be the purpose?
     
  4. Kneedles

    Kneedles Chirping

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  5. Ifish

    Ifish Chirping

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    Now that is surprising. I would have thought it not being possible outside of Gene Splicing or laboratory work of some sort.
     

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