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Can a chick be bantam if dad was but not mom?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by fshinggrl, May 9, 2011.

  1. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Songster

    May 1, 2009
    the edge of insanity
    a bantam rooster (d'uccles) x full sized Easter Egger hen?

    COULD the resulting hatchling be a bantam?
    These two were hatched together. The one on the right (EE) was the first to hatch and the welsummer chick on the left was hatched within 24 hours of the EE. The giver of the green egg has a full sized EE/barnyard mix rooster with feathered feet, so there were two possibilities.. him or the little bantam game rooster. (I think d'uccles.)
    Last edited: May 9, 2011

  2. acy0029

    acy0029 Songster

    Apr 9, 2011
    When I was a kid my rooster was a (Standard) Dark Cornish x Porcelain (Bantam) and my roo turned out to be black and bantam sized. If that helps in anyway. [​IMG]
  3. suzeqf

    suzeqf Songster

    Mar 17, 2011
    my grandfather has chicks from a banty hen and full size roo they were a med size bird but he didn't have any with a banty roo and full size hen and believe me Elvis tried

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