What breed of rooster is perfect size to mate with bantams and standard chickens?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mrchickenpoop, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. mrchickenpoop

    mrchickenpoop In the Brooder

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    So I want to get bantams and a rooster but I already have standard chickens and I want a rooster big enough to mate with my big girls but not so big that it hurts the smaller hens. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I would pick a lightweight breed of chicken, not a dual purpose bird. Males of lightweight breeds would not seriously injure a bantam, but would still be able to mate larger birds easily. Some good breeds would be Leghorns, Hamburgs, Anconas, Andalusians, Polish, and Phoenix.
     
  3. mrchickenpoop

    mrchickenpoop In the Brooder

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    Thank you for the info I'll see which breed suites me.:D
     

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