Can I raise bantie chicks with normal size chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ragerkid2, May 9, 2011.

  1. ragerkid2

    ragerkid2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If unwound get a couple chicks that are banties and a couple that are normal size would it be okay to raise them together in the same brooder?
     
  2. comptonsgonecountry

    comptonsgonecountry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have raised my bantams, sexlinks and EE together. The bantams don't take crap from the bigger guys and girls [​IMG]

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  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Yes! You can raise bantams and large fowl together. The exceptions that I can think of would be:

    1. A very heavy Black Jersey Giant rooster with bantam hens (he would crush the poor things)
    2. Aggressive Rhode Island Red (RIR) hens with sweet little silkies or d'uccles (although some have probably done even this successfully).
     
  4. ragerkid2

    ragerkid2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wellhis is great! Thanks everyone![​IMG]
     
  5. suzeqf

    suzeqf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1/2 my flock is banty and the other 1/2 is regular size and everyone gets along and my cochin roo was the first to crow
     

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