rooster and hens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickieladies, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. chickieladies

    chickieladies Out Of The Brooder

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    Good morning all,
    Now I am new to having a rooster. Do they have to breed with the same breed? Does it matter? I have two Buff Orpiningtons that seem to like the roosters company.
     
  2. SammyRouen

    SammyRouen Out Of The Brooder

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    If you want to raise pure breds then yes it does matter what they breed with but other wise a rooster is a rooster and with mate with any hen but some tend to favor some more then others
     
  3. chickieladies

    chickieladies Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the reply. I do not want pure breds as my rooster seems to be a mix breed. Just want him to be happy and friendly.[​IMG]
     

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