? Question about breeding and genetics ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chickenpoor, May 15, 2011.

  1. Chickenpoor

    Chickenpoor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 different pairs of OEGB's, and each pair is of a different variety. I have Silver duckwing, spangled, and blue red. I have always just had them and raised chicks off of them to sell but I just recently started thinking about cutting down to one or two varieties and focusing on breeding them to make my birds better. Here is where my question comes in. I dont know the first thing about how to breed certain hens or roosters to other certain hens or roosters to enhance the color, get a certain characteristic, etc. etc. etc. and I was just wanting to ask and see if anyone could give me some help on understanding it better or possible tell me of a book that I could purchase to help me better understand it.

    All help will be greatly appreciated
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Old English Game Bantams as Bred and Shown In The United States by Jeffrey & Richardson Pretty sure you can purchase it at the OEGB Club website.
     
  3. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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