Can I add one Bantam to my 5 heavy breeds?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by s6bee, Sep 28, 2007.

  1. s6bee

    s6bee Songster

    Jul 1, 2007
    Western, NY
    I have 5, 10 wk. old heavy breed hens. 2-SLW, 1-Deleware, 1- BR, 1-Austrolorp. I have a friend who has a fully grown Golden Seabright bantam hen. She's already laying eggs. Can I add her to my coop ( after quarantined ) sucessfully ? If so how do you suggest?
    She also has younger Bantams ( Mille Fluers ) what should I take? Older or younger?

  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    Since the Bantam is older she should be ok. We have 2 silkies in with 11 standards, all
    22 weeks. They get along fine. One silkie is a roo and one standard is a roo.
    They have little tiffs but it ends quick.

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