Odd Question...concerning breeding chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ShinShien, Sep 22, 2014.

  1. ShinShien

    ShinShien Crowing

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    This may be a stupid question, but does anyone know if AI works for chickens? Artificial insemination.
     
  2. ShinShien

    ShinShien Crowing

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    This question may belong in a different forum. I'm not sure.
     
  3. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging

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    Yes, it's done in some show lines that are being bred to the point of poor reproductive abilities. I've got no details to share, and think it's a bad idea anyway. Mary
     
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    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

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    I haven't done it and don't know the details, but yes, AI works for chickens.
     
  5. ShinShien

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    Uh, okay. I wanted to cross a welsummer rooster with my Easter egger hen, but I can't keep roosters. I have family members who're terrified of them. I'll chalk this one up as 'forget about it'. Thanks.
     

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