Are chickens friends with Rabbits?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by CooCoo4Chickens, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. CooCoo4Chickens

    CooCoo4Chickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I would like to put my rabbit in with my chickens but i don't know if the chickens will hurt the rabbit. Has anyone or does any one know if you can put your rabbit with your chickens for a short period of time with supervision?[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. MattalynsBarn

    MattalynsBarn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This has been talked about on here before, so if no one responds try searching for it
     
  3. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    Rabbits can get coccidiosis from chickens and it's much more serious in rabbits than it is in chickens. I never let my rabbits run in the chicken pen.
     
  4. txchickie

    txchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    Texas
    Some say it's a death sentence, some say it works perfectly.






    It works well for me. I put our evil bunny in the chicken run to play several times a week. The chickens are scared to death of him [​IMG] He might eat a little flock raiser or scratch, dig a few holes, but other than that...no harm done at all.
     
  5. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI
    I've seen it done on numerous occasions. You do have to watch for illness but honestly, if one gets sick, the others will as well. Animal husbandry hasn't been an exact science since adam and eve first spoke to the serpent...
     

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