Question about some jersey giants.

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

  1. cupman

    cupman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2011
    Portland, OR
    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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