Question about cross-breed chicks and future fertility

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

  1. DawnB

    DawnB Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks Karen...good to know...
     

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