To mix or not to mix.....?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by The Littlest Chick, Jan 8, 2009.

  1. The Littlest Chick

    The Littlest Chick New Egg

    Jan 5, 2009
    I have Rhode Island Red purebreds, but I would like to have my new (mutt) chickens freerange as well..If I plan on selling baby chicks, how important is having purebreds? Do mixed breeds usually sell as well and for the same price as purebreds?
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    I think mutts sell just as well as purebreds do sometimes better, if they are good for meat and or eggs thers normally someone interested [​IMG]
  3. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    I guess that probably depends on what breeds you are mixing. Some people may not want a particular type of bird in their flock.
    But as far as which ones shouldn't be crossed, I don't know.

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