Chicks in the big city

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chitown Chick, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. Chitown Chick

    Chitown Chick New Egg

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    I have a question about combining chicken breeds, as well as a question about type of coop.

    We have a wooden coop with three nesting boxes, a perch, and a runway. We also have a large, fenced-in yard.

    I ordered Amerucana chicks, and I'm wondering if I can also have Bantam Silkies. Will they get along? Do I need another coop for the Silkies?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Chitown Chick

    Chitown Chick New Egg

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    Another question...what is the best resource in or near Chicago for chicken supplies? My brother built the coop and gave us feed and watering containers, but I need chicken food?

    Is organic better? I don't want to feed my chickens anything I'm not willing to eat myself!
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    They should all get along fine, as long as they are the same size/age when you get them as little chicks.
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Ditto that. Also organic feed is not always better and sometimes not easy to find. :thumbsup
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
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    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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