flock of mixed sizes?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by tvtt08, Jul 19, 2016.

  1. tvtt08

    tvtt08 Just Hatched

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    Is it possible to have a happy flock containing mixed size hens? Or will the smaller hens get picked on? My plan is to free range them during the day and build a large coop for the entire flock. Newbie chicken person here :)
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    When they are raised together, bantams can do well in mixed flocks. Integrating them into an established flock of large birds is generally quite difficult.
     

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