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Is my Silkie too small?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JodyJo, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. JodyJo

    JodyJo Songster

    Sep 27, 2010
    I have a "regular" sized roo...2 actually, and one silkie, question is: is she too small for the roos? Will they hurt her while mounting her? I am fairly new to chickens and can rehome her if I need to...

  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I do not like my large fowl to mate with my smaller fowl. Now if the little guy was interested in a big girl.........I would have no problem with it.

    A large roo can easily kill a small bantam - not being mean or anything, just one wrong step and that would be it.

    Maybe she needs a few friends and a boy her own size [​IMG]

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