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Chicken X Duck Cross?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by FarmersHatchery, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. FarmersHatchery

    FarmersHatchery Out Of The Brooder

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    I was wondering, is it possible for there to be a chicken/duck hybrid? The reason I ask is because I have a rooster who constantly runs down my female ducks and mates with them. He's now taught the younger roosters I have to do that too. I don't think such a cross could be possible, but I've heard of guinea/chicken crosses before...so?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Nope the species are not close enough for hybridization.
     
    Last edited: Aug 14, 2012
  3. FarmersHatchery

    FarmersHatchery Out Of The Brooder

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    Also, what about a turkey/chicken cross? My turkey also mates with my chicken hens. (I've now locked him in a separate pen though, because I was afraid he might squish the smaller birds and hurt them)....so?
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    A Turkey Chicken hybrid was made but it was done by artificial insemination. However it was a Rooster over a female turkey.
     

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