Is a Langshan rooster too big to keep with regular to petite sized hens?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MamaHen76, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. MamaHen76

    MamaHen76 New Egg

    Nov 10, 2012
    Can I have a Langshan rooster with Araucana, Americauna, etc? Would he hurt them? The Araucana are particuarly petite.
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    The bigger boys usually leave hens too small to mate alone. Sometimes they don't, but I have never seen a small hen injured from a larger rooster.

    I have seen barred rocks mating silkies, so I think you're good if you have all standard birds :)

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