Bantam Rooster+Standard Hens= What size offspring?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sunny & the 5 egg layers, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Crowing

    Mar 29, 2011
    I have a bantam golden sebright rooster. I also have 6 big hens (2 Australorps, 2 dark brahmas, and 2 Production reds). My hens eggs are fertile, I have checked and there is an obvious bullseye. I was wondering what the offspring would be like, as far as size goes? Would they be standard sized, bantams, or somewhere in between?
    Thanks in advance. [​IMG]

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    They generally mature somewhere in between. I would guess with those breeds about two thirds the size of your hens. He is one determined fellow if he's getting the job done with those big girls.
  3. welasharon

    welasharon Songster

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    You should see my o shamo mount an araucana hen. He actually has figured out to stand on each side of her...odd looking...but I don't hatch them.

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