How long would it take to make new breed of chicken?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by supdude, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. supdude

    supdude In the Brooder

    Jun 13, 2008
    New Orleans, LA
    what would someone have to do to make a completely different breed of chicken? how many years do you think that would take? because i read how some people just developed RIR and jersey giants, so is anybody trying to make a completely new kind of chicken today?
  2. lewisfarmgurl

    lewisfarmgurl Songster

    May 6, 2008
    south carolina
    I know there are alot of people on here trying to breed new colors in chickens but don't know of them making a new breed unless it is different crosses for meat birds.

    Good luck, hope someone comes along and helps you.
  3. Kanchii

    Kanchii Songster

    Well... You could always just breed two different breeds together, making a mutt, and call it something special [​IMG] But it would take many generations to get a uniform color and type from the offspring.

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