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 In the Brooder

    Jul 18, 2007
    New Orleans
    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 Songster

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

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    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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