Question about cross-breed chicks and future fertility

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DawnB, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. DawnB

    DawnB Chirping

    Will they be fertile? Both hens and roo's? I know with geese, the offspring of 2 purebreds will be a mule and sterile...what about with chickens. I've just never seen the question posed.


    Thanks.
    Dawn
     

  2. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    If you are crossing 2 different breeds of chicken, both sexes will be fertile.
    Best,
    Karen
     
  3. DawnB

    DawnB Chirping

    Thanks Karen...good to know...
     

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