can you mix them?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rooster brandon., Sep 26, 2010.

  1. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my question is an you mix bantams in with a standered flock?
     
  2. GlitterKitty

    GlitterKitty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2009
    I have all my bantams in with my standard flock. And let me tell ya, my bantams are VICIOUS! Lol. But I have standard chickens that are higher than them in the pecking order and I also have standards that are lower then the bantys in the pecking order. So if you ask me, I don't think it matters [​IMG]
     
  3. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you!
     
  4. rcentner

    rcentner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also have a mixed flock, no worries. I do worry sometimes about the bantam hens being mounted by my large barred rock roo, I was hoping those hens would stick with their bantam roo. Although I have not had any problems with that
     
  5. luvchicks8

    luvchicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    new Hampshire
    I have a very mixed flock standard bantam geesr ducks they are all in together:)
     
  6. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    I have just one bantam in with 7 standard hens and a standard roo. She was raised with them since day 1 and fits right in and is by no means at the bottom! She holds her own with no problem! My big RIR roo pays no attention to her as far as attempting to mate her. She's very quick and just darts and runs away from him, he much prefers his other girls. She even cuddles up beside him to roost at night and he gives her treats, bugs etc. that he finds just like he does his other girls.
     

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