Raising Chickens to Show and Starting Lineages

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hwxeper, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. hwxeper

    hwxeper Out Of The Brooder

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    Where should someone start reading for information reguarding chicken genetics and showing? I want to learn what it takes to breed a line of chickens to the standard and show them - but most importantly I want to have quality representations of a breed (or breeds) for years down the road. I hear BYC's talk alot about a "lineage" of chickens and then they will state someone's name. What is a lineage and how do you start one?
    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. hwxeper

    hwxeper Out Of The Brooder

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    And what does sex-linked mean?
     
  3. ChickieBooBoo

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    Quote:Sex-linked means they can be color sexed at birth, males and females being a different color.
     
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    draye Overrun With Chickens

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