Might Be A Stupid Question :)

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by tlkjaw, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. tlkjaw

    tlkjaw Out Of The Brooder

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    I have one lonely rooster surrounded by lovely ladies that he cannot mate with (they are turkeys.) I was thinking about finding him some of his own ladies to protect and mate with. I know that my Royal Palm turkey has a hard time mating with our BBW turkeys and he usually "can't get the job done" because of how big the BBW turkey are. I was wondering if this applies to my rooster. He's a white leghorn that weighs about 6 pounds. Does this mean that I shouldn't try a breed over his weight range? I just want him to be successful in his mating experiences. Thank you :)
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Leghorns are pretty athletic and randy. He should be able to breed any full sized hens without any problems.
     
  3. tlkjaw

    tlkjaw Out Of The Brooder

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    Great! Thank you!
     

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