bantams

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cajunlizz, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    we have been given 10 bantams that are not laying yet .


    What age do they start laying ?


    We have 4 huge roosters , should we also get a bantam rooster to guard the bantams ?
     
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2008
  2. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    Bantams lay at about the same age as standards. Some may be a little earlier, but most are about the same.

    The problem with having a standard Roo with bantams is that the roo will try to mate them. This can result in severe injuries to the little hens.

    Matt
     

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