HELP!! Bantam +normal size hen =??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tiburciob33, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. tiburciob33

    tiburciob33 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have game fowl and I recently got a silver phoenix bantam however he is not that small, I'd say he is between bantam and a normal. I wanted to know what would be the size of the offspring, as well as wether the offspring will carry the phoenix long tail trait because the two hens he has are not phoenix just regular game hens. Should I keep the eggs because I know they are fertile, but I don't know what the offspring will look like.
     
  2. Bill 101

    Bill 101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are crossing two different breeds of birds, so there is no telling what they will look like. The chicks MAY carry the long tail gent, but it may not be apparent in them. It could show up in a generation or two but MAY not be a long as the original parent
     
  3. tiburciob33

    tiburciob33 Out Of The Brooder

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    And size? I'm guessing they will be mixed both small and large but I'm not sure.
     
  4. Bill 101

    Bill 101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your probably correct.
     

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