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Musing about breeds

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by halo, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Is there a list somewhere of recognized breeds? What if someone starting crossing chickens and produced a brand new breed that, after several generations started breeding true, for example if someone produced green chickens that laid square eggs. Is there any governing board to officially recognize this as a breed, or would it just be mutts.

    Not that I have any of these....
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    There is the American Bantam Association and the American Poultry Association that governs breed perfection and most judging. Yes, if you can create a new breed and build interest you can get a new breed admitted into the book of standards.

    Jody
     

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