bantams and big chickens?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by amber14, May 21, 2010.

  1. amber14

    amber14 New Egg

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    I am planning to get a small flock of chickens and was wondering if it will be ok to have 2 or 3 bantams and a couple of standard size chickens together?
     
  2. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Yes, you can keep standards and Bantams in the same pen. I have all my chickens in the same pen!
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Do standard roosters attempt to mate with bantam pullets? That's my only worry.... My roo has plenty of ladies his size, but I still worry about my few banties. None of the bantams are mature enough to lay, yet, and Carl doesn't bother immature pullets... but when they become ready, I'm worried about them.

    Hmmm, have I said "worry" often enough?

    I don't want any squished midget chickens!
     
  4. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Yes, the standard roosters mate with the bantam hens ...
     

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