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Sport chicken?

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

  1. lively Bee's

    lively Bee's Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

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