Hi All, long time user.. Can my Australorp Roo fertilize my Hamburg hens?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Willofpeace, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. Willofpeace

    Willofpeace New Egg

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    Hey All

    I have an almost year-old full-sized australorp roo(Frank), and among many other hens, 4 silver spangled hamburgs(Hans, Franz, Bornze, and Ringo). I have never seen Frank try to breed a Hamburg (but I also don't spend a lot of time paying attention to who he is breeding). Since the hamburgs are considered Bantams, I was not sure if Frank could or would breed them. Does anyone know? Thanks,

    Will
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Will, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! Unsure of this is the right answer but I don't think Frank would hesitate - bantams or not. You've seen him breeding other hens? Good luck to you!
     
  3. thasista

    thasista Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from Kentucky![​IMG]
    I don't know about your birds specifically, but my roos will breed anything that walks by them. My bantam chocolates breed my large fowl hens. Maybe you just haven't seen it happen.
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     

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