free ranging different birds

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by birdbrain5, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. birdbrain5

    birdbrain5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have chickens, guineas and peas, and right now my peas are cooped seperate, and the chickens and guineas are cooped together (not for long but thats another story)
    my main questions is can chickens, guineas, ducks, turkeys and peas all free range together on the same yard? ive been reading that peas cannot range the same grounds as chickens, but i have seen pictures of people with all thier birds out together? so im confused.
    also- can any of these birds be cooped together? chickens and turkeys? guineas and ducks? and coop peas seperate?
    and what is the proper dosage for worming for each bird, and how often?
    thanks!
     
  2. kathydoolittle

    kathydoolittle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine all free range together. I had them all set up in there own area to be shut up at night. But they all go in the chicken coop at night. After months of trying to get them to go to there own night coop. I finally gave up. They want to be in the chicken coop.
     
  3. midget_farms

    midget_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Dunlap Illinois
    yes - I don't know of any issues with having them all together.
     
  4. birdbrain5

    birdbrain5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    kathydoolittle - what kinds of birds do you have all together?
     
  5. birdbrain5

    birdbrain5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone else have any input?
     
  6. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

    May 9, 2010
    Egglanta, GA
    Quote:Over the summer, I had multiple flocks that would bully each other when put together, but when they free ranged all they cared about are the worms. Flocks can range together, accept I'd be a little hesitant about roosters.
     
  7. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    I have my chickens, peahen, and ducks together...and they do fine.
     
  8. greekbioguy

    greekbioguy Out Of The Brooder

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    yes you can as long as your yard is big enough for all of them
     

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