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Leghorn hens with a heavy breed rooster (Maran Rooster)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LeghornGuy, Oct 22, 2007.

  1. LeghornGuy

    LeghornGuy Out Of The Brooder

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    Is it possible for ar heavy breed rooster-Maran to mate with a leghorn hen(light breed)?
    Someone asked me If I wanted a Maran rooster.
    I have one rooster but I am not sure if the breed rooster would be an asset to my flock.
    (13 leghorn hens,two RIR hen and a kellso rooster)
     
  2. peeps7

    peeps7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    North Carolina
    I would say yes!!!
     
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Most definately!
    I have 2 leghorns, and my big barred rock mates them daily. Even my Minorca, which has a thinner carrage than the leghorns, gets mated by this Roo.

    They occasionally have missing feathers but no injuries not even scratches.
     

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