Bluebirds and chickens?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by jallen062, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. jallen062

    jallen062 Songster

    Jun 13, 2014
    Eastern Mass
    I am kind of a bluebird nut. I have a resident pair who have raised two broods here. They are still here with their babies that are now adults. I have about 9 here that stay all winter and I feed them mealworms. I have seen them checking out my nest boxes in preparation for spring. We are getting chickens in two weeks, and I am wondering if they will STAY after seeing 6 giant (BO's) chickens in my yard.

    Anyone have bluebirds who happily co-exist with the chickens?

  2. nchls school

    nchls school Songster

    Apr 22, 2015

    The bluebirds will not be affected by the presence of chickens as I and my family have both in the yard each spring and summer.
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2016
  3. BY Bob

    BY Bob Songster Premium Member

    Jan 1, 2016
    Hershey, PA
    We have had chickens for a couple years now and our resident blue birds never stopped coming. In fact the blue birds were checking out their box on Sunday while the girls were free ranging right underneath it. You should have nothing to worry about.

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