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Bantams and Orpingtons

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Jaygood787, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. Jaygood787

    Jaygood787 Out Of The Brooder

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    Today i saw my Old English Bantam roo gettin on my buff orpingtion hen... what could this lead to if anything??
     
  2. Jaygood787

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    Could i get some wierdo looking chickens??
     
  3. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sure can.. never underestimate a bantam roo... [​IMG]
     
  4. Jaygood787

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    have you or anyone ever hatched out this type of chick. Bantam x Large Hen
     
  5. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Yes and have a medium sized chicken.
     
  6. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    This isn't rare. Just be careful. [​IMG]
     
  7. Jaygood787

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    Quote:be careful...? whatcha mean..
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Nick just likes to comment.[​IMG] If he makes contact, he can fertilize the orpington's eggs. Otherwise it's just fun for the bantam. Do you know about the "bullseye" method of identifying a fertile egg?
     

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