What size chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mandelyn, Oct 17, 2009.

  1. mandelyn

    mandelyn Overrun With Chickens

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    If a Bantam rooster breeds with Standard hens, what's the average size those chicks achieve?

    It would be an OE game rooster on standard OE game hens.
     
  2. CHIC

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    medium... lol
     
  3. mandelyn

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    LOL.. that's what I was thinking, but then I was thinking of the egg size, and if that has any impact, since I know with other creatures, the babies grow based on the momma. Like if you breed a donkey to a big giant mare, you get a big giant mule, instead of a medium mule. So in theory, the chicks could grow as big as the egg would allow and just have "cosmetic" influence from the rooster.

    Wanted to see if anyone did it, when knowing for a fact who the daddy is, to see what's most common.
     

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