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Chickens living alone or with other chickens

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by dsmyer, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. dsmyer

    dsmyer Hatching

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    I am thinking about getting a chicken or chickens. I was wondering if anyone knows whether it is better to have more than one. And is two enough or is there a good number of chickens to have together?
     
  2. my3chickens

    my3chickens Songster

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    Chickens are social creatures so you definitely should have at least two.
     
  3. Liana

    Liana Songster

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    Chickens are social and prefer to have company. If you have the space, I would recommend getting 3 or 4. Two might work out okay depending on the chickens, but they'd probably like to have 1 or 2 more for their little flock. [​IMG]
     

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