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Breeding big to small bantam chickens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Triplecross, Dec 7, 2016.

  1. Triplecross

    Triplecross Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 OEGB hens and my only "small" rooster is a bantam Cochin.

    Do you think he will be okay to breed to these hens? Has anyone bred bigger to smaller? I just don't know if he will smash my hens.
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    It will be fine. He's not too big to really harm them. If he were a standard sized Cochin, then there would be serious concern.
     
  3. Triplecross

    Triplecross Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, thanks for your reply [​IMG]
     

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