Geese and Chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rmonge00, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. rmonge00

    rmonge00 Chirping

    Can you put geese and chickens in the same coop... I want to start getting geese, but I already have 13 full grown layers. Any suggestions, it would be great to not have to build a new coop!

  2. melissa41927

    melissa41927 Songster

    Oct 8, 2009
    northeast corner al
    i have 2 pair of geese and lots of chickens sharing the same pen. they will make a mess with the water, but they basically eat the same food. the geese will protect themselves for the chickens. they will develop a pecking order with the chickens. keep in mind thou that geese eat a lot of grass and enjoy grazing.

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