Breed

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by worms7, Oct 22, 2016.

  1. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What birds (breed) can i keep with rhode island reds looking for a good layer but want 1 or 2 in my flock that
    lays nice coloured eggs
    cheers Phil
     
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2016
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Just about any breed will work. The more ornamental breeds can be hard to keep in mixed flocks because they can be a prime target for picking and/or bullying (especially those who have feathering that impedes vision, etc), but standard laying breeds are all pretty equal on mixing.
     

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