A Bantam chicken and a normal rooster?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by poofhair, Sep 3, 2008.

  1. poofhair

    poofhair In the Brooder

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    Hi I think I have a Bantam chicken and a normal rooster. It is HUGE compared to the chicken. Is this ok? I will try to post a pic soon.
     
  2. Kanchii

    Kanchii Songster

    You mean the HEN is bantam? A rooster is a chicken too you know!
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    I hope you have more than just the one little banty HEN.

    He'll do her in if that's the case.
     
  4. poofhair

    poofhair In the Brooder

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    Lol Im new so ya a Bantam Hen. We only got 2 because we were getting them as pets and now as they got older 1 turned out to be a rooster and the other a hen. The sales people (CAL-RANCH) told us they were both Bantams but im thinking the rooster is not.
     
  5. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

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    My mom had a bantam hen bred to a standard rooster....she ended up with medium sized chickens! [​IMG]
     
  6. poofhair

    poofhair In the Brooder

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    Here is a pic. Does it look like a normal rooster?
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  7. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

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    If by "normal" you mean "standard sized", yes, he's a normal sized bird.
     
  8. poofhair

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    Yes I mean standard size. Sorry I dont know much chicken vocab [​IMG] So they can still have chicks?
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    Yup, they can be parents.
     
  10. silkieluvr

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    Ya, they can have chicks, but you'll have to be really careful because he could over breed her really quickly.
     

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