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Bantam hens and Standard Roos? HELP!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CottageChicken22, Sep 25, 2008.

  1. CottageChicken22

    CottageChicken22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can Bantam hens and Standard Roos be able to mate together safely? also can bantam roos successfully mate with standard hens or is it dangerous?? thanks in advance. [​IMG]
     
  2. CottageChicken22

    CottageChicken22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone??
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Small roo and big hens are fine. Big roo and small hens can injure the hens because a 12 lb rooster standing on the back of a 2lb hen can't be good for the hen.
     
  4. CottageChicken22

    CottageChicken22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    but can bantam roos actually mate with standard hens??
     
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Yes, just takes more practice.
     
  6. CottageChicken22

    CottageChicken22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, thanks. I want fertile eggs! [​IMG]
     

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