Can these 2 breeds live together???

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Kat's Silly Chickens, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We just got 2 Silkies chicks, and have 2 Sultans (1 is a baby, the other is 5 wks old) Are Sultans ok with silkies in the same aviary? I hope so, they will need to live together, we only have room for the 2 Silkies and 2 Sultans in the indoor aviary we're making.

    Let me know,
    Thank you,
     
  2. silkieroo

    silkieroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't see any problem with it... What exactly are you worried about?
     
  3. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We know Silkies have a soft spot on their head, and our other 5 birds are LF.
    The 5 wk/o Sultan is what we are unsure of, will it hurt the silkies (5 d/o) establishing pecking order?
    We have them in separate cages right now.
     
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  4. Caseman

    Caseman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should be ok after a day or so..[​IMG]
     
  5. Kat's Silly Chickens

    Kat's Silly Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:So say in a week when we transfer the 6 wk/o out to the coop we should be able to put the 2 silkies and bantam sultan in with the older standard sultan and we won't have much of a problem.

    Thank you for your help,
     

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