Will a bamtom rooster mate will a bigger hen?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chicken Charlotte, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. Chicken Charlotte

    Chicken Charlotte Out of the Brooder

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    Hello I will uplode when I get the rooster some pictures to show the size difference, but i have a hen (normal size) but she is not going to grow normal size because I fed her normal layer grain to early she still is bigger then the rooster (a little bit) But I just wanted to know what the little roosters do when there put in with some bigger hens.

    Thankyou, Charlotte
     
  2. ellieroo

    ellieroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL they do what they can as often as they can Except when they fall off [​IMG] I have a banty roo and thru circumstances he has 9 banty hens and 6 normal size He is a happy tired little guy!! [​IMG]
     
  3. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    He'll certainly TRY ! [​IMG]
     
  4. paramedic07

    paramedic07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Theyll Certainly Try To. My Two Bantam Roosters Try Their Hardest.
     
  5. Chicken Charlotte

    Chicken Charlotte Out of the Brooder

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    Haha I hope so I want some fertile egg's that are cross's [​IMG] LOL
     
  6. Batty about Banties

    Batty about Banties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Feeding layer grain will stunt growth?! [​IMG]
     
  7. Chicken Charlotte

    Chicken Charlotte Out of the Brooder

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    Quote:Feeding layer grain will stunt growth?! [​IMG]

    I think so my neighbor fed a bit early to and hers are growing verry slow but still wont grow as tall as the others [​IMG]
     
  8. Batty about Banties

    Batty about Banties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Feeding layer grain will stunt growth?! [​IMG]

    I think so my neighbor fed a bit early to and hers are growing verry slow but still wont grow as tall as the others [​IMG]

    Now I am nervous! I had no idea! [​IMG] They grow normally except for being a little small? LIke their wings, beak, legs and everything?
     
  9. Chicken Charlotte

    Chicken Charlotte Out of the Brooder

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    Quote:I think so my neighbor fed a bit early to and hers are growing verry slow but still wont grow as tall as the others [​IMG]

    Now I am nervous! I had no idea! [​IMG] They grow normally except for being a little small? LIke their wings, beak, legs and everything?

    Yea they dont have any problems like they can eat, drink, poo and all that sort of stuff but they will only grow to the size that looks like a 4 month old hen same with roosters I guess [​IMG] Dont worry though because if you feed them chick starter untill they are about.....
    Well as long as you can untill they are like looking big enough to go onto the next stage of food I forget what it is called but there is 3 stages and the third stage is laying pellets [​IMG] (mash)

    I hope this helps why are you worried any ways?

    Thanks, Charlotte
     
  10. Chicken Charlotte

    Chicken Charlotte Out of the Brooder

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    mmaddie's mom :

    He'll certainly TRY ! [​IMG]

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