Can you raise Buff Orphs and Jersey Giants together?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tberggren, Jan 21, 2008.

  1. tberggren

    tberggren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am interested mainly in the Orphs but thought it would be nice to also have a few of the JG since I heard they were great mousers. ;o)

    Should I expect problems?
     
  2. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

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    They should be fine together, just if you have a roo of each, if you want pure chicks you will need to seperate them for that. Mixed flocks look good and USUALLY you will have no problems, unless there is a power struggle in the pecking order.
     
  3. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The JG roos might be too big for the Orps, but I'm going to be raising them but in attached coops, not the same one.
     
  4. tberggren

    tberggren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I was going to order 15 girl Orphs, 5 boy Orphs (will end up keeping only one) and 3 girl JG
     

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