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pheasant /chicken crosses

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by poultrykeeper08, Oct 9, 2008.

  1. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2008
    Agawam , Ma
    Does anybody have any of these ?

    In the spring i am going to put a ringneck cock in with my laying hens and see what happens

    Any one have any pics besides the one's on feather site
     
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:I am a genetic freak, so I really am excited that you're going to do this!!!! Sorry I dont have any help for you. I tried searching this exact subject online...read it's been done, but never saw a chicken/pheasant picture i too want to see one!!!

    I read that scientists actaully AI a quail to a chicken....and produced a quail chicken! NO pictures to show what this looked like either though i'd like to see.


    I have 2 hen Button quails in with a batch of Coturnix quails, am sneakily hoping they reproduce naturally and I get some BQ/Coturnix hybrids. Hoping, to makea hybrid that's calmer like the Coturnix, yet more colorful like the BQs.
     
  3. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:wow, i love the phesant chicken cross (the dark one)! I don't have an interest in crossing a quail with a chicken but i am curious what it looks like hehe!
     
  5. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2008
    Agawam , Ma
    A chicken quail cross would be different lol
     
  6. GertieBird

    GertieBird Out Of The Brooder

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    so.....if i have a male white pheasant....are my hens in danger of being mated with? I have 2 banty hens, who hang close with my banty roo, an 2 standard hens (1 jersey giant and 1 wyandotte) who the roo does not seem to care for at this time (the standards are young). [​IMG]
     
  7. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2008
    Agawam , Ma
    He may breed with them he may not . I think its a luck of the draw .

    The only case i ever heard of with a pheasant mateing a chicken is on feathersite and that pheasant was rasied by a hen frm a chick so maybe he thought he was a chicken and thats why he bred

    Ya never know though
     
  8. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    I know my friend JJ (Napalongtails) crossed pheasants with her longtails, if I remember correctly the chicks were all weak and didnt live that long.
     
  9. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Ringneck rooster will cross with game hens. Also have seen pics of a peacock cross with Guinea.
     
  10. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2008
    Agawam , Ma
    I have a standard old english game hen . SO maybe i got a chance
     

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