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Breeds that get along??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mommas chickens, May 13, 2011.

  1. mommas chickens

    mommas chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 Buff orpingtons and 2 easter eggers and was wondering if a brahma and a deleware would get along with my other hens?? Please help I don't want to say yes to possibly taking a few from my friend once they hatch if they wont mingle well with the girls I already have. Thanks!! [​IMG]
     
  2. carladababe

    carladababe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5 Easter Eggers, 2 Black Jersey Giants, 2 Barred Rock and 2 Delawares, they all get along but I think the Black Jersey Giants are the dominate pullets, no roosters. My Delawares are smaller so far, but quicker at getting the worms that venture out. They all scrabble over who gets the top rung of their roost. Over all these birds have been a pleasure, no drawing of blood. Good luck.[​IMG]
     
  3. Ms.Frizzle

    Ms.Frizzle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I find that my dual purpose chicksn flock together better vs. the flightier ones.
     
  4. jeepchick

    jeepchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would have to say the only breed I have that don't play nice is my Japanese Bantams. Sure theres some crabbyness sometimes but the only chicken I have thats a real demon spawn is the Japanese Bantam Roo.....He has 4 hens and my god they are his girls and hes just a *^$^&*( to anyone else.
     
  5. mommas chickens

    mommas chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone!! She decided to keep he chicks but Im doing some research now for breeds to add to my flock next year!! Early I know Im just so excited!!
     

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