Domestic chicken x jungle fowl?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by muscovy94, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everybody I'm sure that theycan cross and produce a hybrid, but would the hybrid be fertile or sterile?
     
  2. blackdotte

    blackdotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Domestic fowl and the Red Jungle Fowl they were derived from are all the same species. They will inter mate and produce fertile offspring, as would say an Old English Game cross Barred Rock. They can not therefore produce a true hybrid.
    David
     

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