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Breeder/Mating question

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by jnckids, Apr 24, 2017.

  1. jnckids

    jnckids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe this is the wrong forum but I figured experience breeders might know the answer. Has anyone ever had a bantam or standard roo mate with a small bird such as a Japanese, Serama, D'Uccle, or OEGH? I know I have seen the smaller roo mate with bantam and standard hens but I am curious about the opposite. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any size rooster will mate with any size hen.
    Roosters dont care but you might. A really large rooster with a really small hen equals risk of injury to the hen from the rooster standing on her.
     
  3. jnckids

    jnckids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess I will see if any of the little OEGH hen's eggs are fertile. She is probably the only hen I haven't seen him on.
     

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