I accidentally cross bred my chickens.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kami W, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. Kami W

    Kami W New Egg

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    I have accidentally bred my Serama hen with an Old English Game Bantam. If I were to breed her with a full blooded Serama rooster, will the babies be considered full blooded Seramas? My Step father told me they would still have Old English Game Bantam in them. Please help me.
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hi there, [​IMG] and welcome to BYC!

    I have NO idea about cross breeding anything except the dogs. [​IMG]

    But it is great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Hens can store sperm for up to about 3-4 weeks, so you should wait about a month after an accidental breeding before you can be sure the eggs are no longer fertilized by the wrong rooster. If you breed her to the (correct) Serama rooster after that time period, then the chicks should be his and should be purebreds... http://msucares.com/poultry/reproductions/poultry_long_hens.html
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. What Kelsie has presented is factual. [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Kelsie speaks the truth.
     
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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