If Mr. B mates w/EEs...pics

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BBK, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. BBK

    BBK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now if he mates w/EEs, will they be bantams? or do you think they'll be LF? Who decides this? Hen or Cock? He's almost as big as them.

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    thanks for helping.

    Melinda
     
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    They will be inbetween. Here are 2 of my Silkie/EE girls with their daddy (EE roo). Their mother was a blue Silkie.

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  3. Chickenfortress

    Chickenfortress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since chickens don't exist in the quantum states of "bantam", "giant" and etc. you will get intermediate sized birds. We have frizzle bantam cochin X EE mixes. They look like a standard sized frizzle cochin with a muff and lay blue eggs. We have a very energetic little bantam rooster, obviously.
     
  4. BBK

    BBK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, when they hatch, what size will their eggs be? Med. ...always..? right...
    thanks..
    melinda
     

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