What is a trio?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by smogman, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. smogman

    smogman Out Of The Brooder

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    How do you produce an offspring that's considered a "trio"?

    I'm a little confused. I know how to breed a rooster and a hen. But how do you get what they call a true trio?

    And what is a trio?

    Does the offspring carry 3 different bloodlines? Is that what they mean by trio?
     
  2. kelck22

    kelck22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A trio usually means you have one rooster with two hens.
     
  3. DonnerSurvivor

    DonnerSurvivor Out Of The Brooder

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    As Kelck22 said a trio is 1 rooster with 2 hens and a reverse trio is 2 roosters with one hen.
     
  4. smogman

    smogman Out Of The Brooder

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    And all 3 are the same breed correct?
     
  5. smogman

    smogman Out Of The Brooder

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    I think I understand now. The reason for trio breeding is to maintain a strong strain?
     

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