Creating a new breed?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Andrea72, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. Andrea72

    Andrea72 Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone ever try to create a new breed of chicken? Just curious. I wondered that as I was watching my flock today. I'm betting there are certain breeds, that when combined, would make a beautiful bird.

    Thoughts? Experiences?
     
  2. BeccaBeeOly

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    Hey Andrea! I'm actually considering doing something like this to create a bird that is duel purpose, cold/damp hardy, productive into the winter, thrifty, and expresses great hybrid vigor! I know many folks might think this odd and say there are plenty of breeds out there that fit this bill, but I kind of want to try developing something suited just for me!
     
  3. BeccaBeeOly

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    Maybe I just want a bunch of mutts that lay pretty eggs :)
     
  4. Andrea72

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    Lol, I just think certain birds put together would create a pretty offspring. Somebody is doing it, otherwise we wouldn't have all the breeds we do now! But I like your way of thinking!! :)
     
  5. skookumchuck

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    get Chanteclers they are all of what you ae wanting
     
  6. BeccaBeeOly

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    Well, hey! Look at that! Those are pretty darn close! Thanks for introducing me to a new (to me) breed!
     
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  8. Andrea72

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    Keith that is pretty awesome! Love that mixture!! :)
     
  9. Calix

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    This would be such a cool project for me when I move somewhere I can have a rooster [​IMG] I've got something to think about for the next few years, lol.
     

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