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Breeding Question ?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Eggstatic, Jul 12, 2008.

  1. Eggstatic

    Eggstatic In the Brooder

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    I am having alot of trouble finding standard size true rumpless tufted araucanas , however I can get bantams .so my question is if i breed a standard size rumpless tufted roo with a bantam rumpless hen will i get any standard sized birds.
     

  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Most likely you'd get something in between a bantam and standard bird.
     
  3. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Songster

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    If you breed a bantam to a standard, you will get a bird that is not quite a bantam but not quite a standard. You could always breed the offspring back to the standard parent, to result in a more standard sized bird.

    -Kim
     

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