Sport chicken?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by lively Bee's, Mar 20, 2007.

  1. lively Bee's

    lively Bee's Songster

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    Ok what is a sport chicken? I have read post that talk about sport chicks and I have read on barred rocks can have a sport chick is this a odd ball chick?
     
  2. Wes in Tx

    Wes in Tx Songster

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    A "sport" is a chick of a different color than the parents. Say you breed to black birds together and get a white chick. Thus you have a "sport." Sports are how alot of different colors variations came about throught the years. They are cause by mutated genes or hidden genes.
     
  3. lively Bee's

    lively Bee's Songster

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    Thank you that is what I had came up with but just wonted to check
     

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