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Help I have kind of just thrown myself into raising chickens.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sieradon, Oct 16, 2012.

  1. sieradon

    sieradon In the Brooder

    Oct 16, 2012
    Hello everyone. I started raising ducks earlier this year and was surprised one morning to find a banty chicken sitting at duck door one morning. I have no idea where she came from. Well decided I should get a couple of more chickens to keep her company. So now I have been enjoying those chickens that I just got some more today. I have about 23 ducks and 13 chickens. Ducks free range when I am home but we keep the ducks and chickens in same pen. Is this OK? We have a 20x10 run hooked up to a heated 8x10 shed. They seem to be getting along OK. Has anyone else raised them together?

  2. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Songster

    Sep 1, 2012
    South Central WI
    I have not raised them together, but I think its perfectly fine if u do
  3. MamaRudey

    MamaRudey Chirping

    Mine are mixed together and do just fine.
  4. mrshaggie810

    mrshaggie810 Songster

    Jul 18, 2012
    Mine are together, which I was nervous about too, and I have had plenty of people say they raise them together and a few say they separate them, and mine are getting along great though. :)

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