Do bantams and normal chickens breed?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by GalliformeGirl, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. GalliformeGirl

    GalliformeGirl Hatching

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    Might sound like a stupid question, but does the size difference make a difference at breeding time?
     

  2. 25eggfarm

    25eggfarm In the Brooder

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    You can mix Match breeds. The sizes differs.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Yes, you can breed large fowl and bantams.

    But....

    A heavy large fowl rooster could hurt a bantam hen when he gets on top of her.
    A bantam rooster might be not able to 'reach' far enough to effectively fertilize a large fowl hen.
     

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