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Bantam size question.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chicken_noob, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. chicken_noob

    chicken_noob Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 22, 2011
    Chehalis WA.
    I was wondering how bantams worked. I have a standard RIR and some bantam RIR. Would you breed a hen that's close in color to a RIR with a standard RIR roo and then just keep the ones that look RIRish till you have a small bird that only has RIR signs? Or is there some other method used in xbreeding. Thanks for your time.
  2. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm PA ETL#195

    Jan 25, 2010
    Collins, Arkansas
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    There are lots of good bantam RIR out there.

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