???Can you Raise Grouse and Chickens Together???

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chad the Chicken Man, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. Chad the Chicken Man

    Chad the Chicken Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was on a pretty cool website called Eggbid.net and I was looking at the grouse. It was about the same size as a chicken. So I started to think if it was possible to raise a couple grouse with my chickens. Of course I would have to cove my run or clip there wings. Put is it possible and does anyone else do this??? It was a pair of Franklin Spruce grouse.
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    Chad
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    I have never deliberately raised them together, but I had a wild one try to join my chicken flock this past summer. They are both ground birds, so it stands to reason that they would be compatible. I think I would house chickens and grouse together before I would house ducks and chickens together.

    Sounds like a good plan. Good luck.
     
  3. Chad the Chicken Man

    Chad the Chicken Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks I would just hate to get some and then have them not get along. Seeing as I only have one coop I would be in kind of a tight spot then...
     

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