Bantam backyard chicken breeds are often 1/5 to 1/4 the size of the largest race, but behave like the big boys. Each year bantam chickens become increasingly popular, not only as poultry chickens, but as has been shown by chickens. Because they are so small and have a wider range of colors found in normal chickens, chickens are often taking home prize for the first time in competitions and shows.
Roosters are great for homeowners with small yards, because it does not need much space to run as larger breeds need. Besides being smaller chickens, they need the same care they give to any other backyard chicken breeds. They can be left alone for long periods of time, as they have enough food and water, it is friendly and fun. Bantam chickens eat the same food you eat normal races, grains, insects and vegetation.
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Bantam backyard chicken breeds make great mothers to their young chicks. Chickens are very protective and not allow anything to approach girls, without attacking. So if you are thinking of bringing home a new group of girls, you might want to think about getting a rooster hen or two to help care for them. Bantam roosters once it is known that aggressive look, and because of its size, this can be a lot of fun.