What size does my rooster need

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dragonthehunter, Dec 7, 2016.

  1. dragonthehunter

    dragonthehunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey I am wondering if anyone knows what size hen an OEGB roosters can successfully Mount and fertilize the eggs? I have SLW's And a buff brahma Does He need a hen in bantam size?
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    He's gonna try, but he'll have a hard time successfully mating them. He doesn't strictly NEED hens he can mate, but if you want to actually have fertile eggs to hatch you would do best getting some bantam sized, at the largest a Silkie.
     

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