My own breed!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by wwarren8200, Nov 6, 2014.

  1. wwarren8200

    wwarren8200 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So last February I got the opportunity to get in touch with a local hatchery who would breed your own custom breed. (New idea they had) what they had done was they took 3-5 breeds that were similar and had complimentary qualities and the end product was what they called their stock birds. So basically the stock breeds were only bred with very similar breeds so that you would still get a good bird. So my chicks were bred by 3 stock birds---1 White brown egg laying dual purpose clean leg---2 buff brown egg laying clean leg egg bird---3 white white egg clean leg layer bird and so the resulting bird is a very light white color with clean legs red comb yellow legs and it lays 5-6 extra large brown eggs every week. Feedback would be appreciated and I was wondering how much you would ask for chicks out of these birds thanks- Will
     
  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Were there specific breeds you mixed them with?
     
  3. wwarren8200

    wwarren8200 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well their "stock breeds" were a combination of 3-5 purebred standard breeds with similar/desirable traits
     
  4. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, what stock breed did you use? I want to know the breeds you used.
     
  5. wwarren8200

    wwarren8200 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know what all they bred into their stock born I just know how they did it. The stock birds I had bred are only available at that hatchery during the spring and they only breed a few thousand. Somebody in Germany buys a lot of the stock birds there...let me try to find out what the name of the hatchery is. I can't remember off the top of my head
     
  6. wwarren8200

    wwarren8200 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Centurion Hatchery----breeds that I bred----Sagitta----Bovans White (what final bird look mosly like other than being bigger bodied than pic on website)----Bovans Brown. Very happy with them. The Sagitta is an awesome bird.
     
  7. tajuano

    tajuano Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not sure about the mix breed, but looking at the pictures, it looks to me as Leghorn and red leghorn birds, are you sure it is mix breeds?
     
  8. wwarren8200

    wwarren8200 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. I am sure they are mixed. If you look at the comb it's different than leghorns
     
  9. wwarren8200

    wwarren8200 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For those of you still interested my birds come from Bovans White Bovans Brown and Saggita bovans white-white leghorn strain with others mixed in bovans brown- Rhode Island Red New Hampshire red and Rhode Island whites among others Saggita- Rhode Island Red New Hampshire red and Cornish cross
     

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