Question about some jersey giants.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cupman, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. cupman

    cupman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they just like other chickens except giant or are there other characteristics that are noteworthy before purchasing some? Could I have one jersey giant and a pack of bantams?
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2011
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    JGs are wonderful chickens. Big, lumbering, gentle and slow to mature. Easy going chickens, if that makes any sense.

    However, when they hit adolescence, they are as sex-crazed as any cockerel and for that reason, I am glad I have some large Orpington ladies and JG gal for my 3 JG roos to mount. They need big gals for lovin'. Although I have bantam hens in my flock, there are plenty more ladies for the JGs. Plus, the banty girls can move FAST to get out of the JGs' way....

    So I wouldn't recommend a solo JG rooster in a flock of bantam chickens.
     

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