Should I breed these two

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Alwayswantchics, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. Alwayswantchics

    Alwayswantchics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a white cochin bantam rooster and a Wheaten old english bantam silkie mix hen. Should I have them as a breeding pair?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    If you want to raise attractive mixes that will be excellent broodies, go for it.
     
  3. bwalden

    bwalden Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Yeah go for it. Why not? Should make an interesting mix.
     
  4. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    I would like pictures just because I love pictures , But I think it will make very cute and fun chickens so go for it.
     
  5. Alwayswantchics

    Alwayswantchics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Concerned she might go egg bound. He is so much bigger then she is.
     
  6. CayuseRanch

    CayuseRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The size of the rooster will not effect the size of her egg
     
  7. myfinefeatheredfriends

    myfinefeatheredfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the reverse... a tiny Serama rooster mate with my big Brahma hen... and believe it or not the eggs were fertile!
     
  8. Alwayswantchics

    Alwayswantchics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you CayuseRanch. Very comforting.
     

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