Do All Chickens Get Along

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rsweet, Dec 24, 2014.

  1. rsweet

    rsweet Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all I am new to the site as well as chickens. We are planning on raising chickens for egg production and am wondering if there are certain breeds that do not get along with other breeds.

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  2. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. I'm glad you decided to join our flock. Some breeds are more aggressive than others, but most of the excellent laying breeds will get along with each other just fine if they are raised together. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Are there any particular breeds or hybrids that you have in mind?
     
  4. rsweet

    rsweet Out Of The Brooder

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    EE and Brahma
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I've had both EEs (still have some) and Brahmas in my flock together and they get along fine. EEs can be standoffish, but they are normally docile, and Brahmas are gentle giants.
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC and Happy Holidays! X3, breeds of the same general type will usually get along fine. With layer breeds, the Hatchery Rhode Island Reds sometimes do seem to cause problems in mixed flocks though.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. CrazyChookz

    CrazyChookz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and happy holidays!
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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