What is the best way to breed chickens for show?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by blueoval1, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. blueoval1

    blueoval1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am wanting to start breeding silkies and bantam cochins. My original plan was to have 6 different pens for 6 flocks, but I recently went to a show and met guy who said that he liked to pair birds up and breed that way. I would like to hear everyones opinion.
     
  2. chicken master

    chicken master Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I breed rir and I breed my cockerals to my hens and my cocks to my pullets. That way you want breed brother to sister. With bantams I would do pair breeding, but it would get to expensive with large fowl.
     
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    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two words...Single Mate
     
  5. blueoval1

    blueoval1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Does that mean pairs?
     

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