Breeding Basics for Egg Color and Sex Linkage in Heritage Poultry

  • Tue, October 27, 2020
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Current market demands for heritage-based, production-oriented poultry include a demand for a variety of egg colors and the ability to offer sexed chicks at hatch. By understanding how these factors can be used with existing standard-bred poultry breeds, additional opportunities can be explored for providing birds for both small scale commercial and backyard markets.

Lisa Van Horn is one of the founding members of Peninsula Poultry Breeders, a collaborative group of small heritage poultry farmers on Washington State's Olympic Peninsula who focus on excellent egg and meat production. She breeds Barred Plymouth Rocks, Welsummers and Cream Legbars, along with a number of Heritage "Hybrids." Lisa has a background in biological science and an interest in poultry genetics.

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An abridged version playback version of the livestream will be posted to APPPA's YouTube channel after the event is over. 

American Pastured Poultry Producers Association
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Hughesville, PA 17737 USA

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