Game Fowl

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by shanshan51, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. shanshan51

    shanshan51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there,

    I noticed on ebay there are a bunch of great looking "game fowl" hatching eggs. I think some of them are quite beautiful. Can these be cross bred with more "domesticated" chickens? Will there be problems?
     
  2. tec27

    tec27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i don't believe chickens will be able to breed with them. i don't know for sure though but only fowl that have a common ancestor or are somewhat related can successfully mate. for example a pigeon can't mate with a chicken. but a chicken and a turkey? maybe. i don't know for sure. should be interesting though.
     
  3. ODEY587

    ODEY587 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes they can be breed together they are both chickens, i dont think they meant game fowl as in phesant , bobs ,chucker. there called game fowl because of there gameness 'wanting to fight'
     

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