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 Out Of The Brooder

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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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