Breeding in the Mixed Flock

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by root_mama, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. root_mama

    root_mama Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 6, 2009
    Right now I am raising up some LB chicks. I have 1 rooster with some hens. But I just got 3 GWyndottes and 2 Cochin Bantams. I would like to breed the Light Brahmas someday but for now I am thinking I could get a GW rooster.

    When the LBs are ready to go outside does the GW roo have to go to keep it pure?
  2. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 13, 2008
    Sun City, California
    Pretty much any chicken will breed with any other chicken available to them. So if they are not separated by breed, cross bred chicks will certainly show up in hatches.
  3. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2008
    Kev is right! [​IMG]
  4. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    When you decide to get your LB roo... you can separate them. After 3 weeks your hens should be clear of any past roos and then you can mate them with your LB roo [​IMG]

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