What bantams go good with silkies
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Edited by Chick_In_The_Burbs - 1/7/13 at 6:17am
I have three silkies and they are in a mixed flock of breeds of 16. One of the silkies is at the top of the pecking order and the other two are toward the bottom. I find that my Sebrights and D'Anvers hens don't bother them at all. My old English hen doesn't bother them either. They get along well and are all small bantams.
Depends. Your dog doesn't 'speak chicken' and your roo probably felt threatened by him. So I guess it would depend on if the new roo was submissive enough to not make your boy feel threatened.
Personally, I would probably just skip on adding a new rooster if he wasnt needed for breeding purposes. Otherwise, if you get an adult bird take it very slow with introductions and have an alternative plan in case the two can't work things out. Third option would be to give one of your gals hatching eggs from the breed you want when they go broody. Then just let one of the male chicks stay on and aside from some growing pains there hopefully won't be too many feathers lost. I have never had to introduce two roosters though so others may have better advise.