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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chicken man 64, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. chicken man 64

    chicken man 64 New Egg

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    Hi my name is Scott and live in Tn. I just build my coop and have 3 rhode land reds. I am about to get some game hens and don't know a lot about them. I would like to know if I can put them with my other birds? Thanks and am looking forward to hearing from everyone.
     
  2. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    [​IMG]From Kansas! Glad you joined us! [​IMG] I don't really know the answer to your question but hopefully someone else can help you out. [​IMG]
     
  3. ocap

    ocap Overrun With Chickens

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    welcome to BYC, I do not know the answer to your question, someone will be on soon with an answer
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    you could do a search re: gamebirds. MY thinking is they can't be with other breeds. Maybe someone will come along and give a definitive answer. [​IMG]
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Scott, welcome to BYC. When you get your game hens, quarantine them prior to introducing them to your present flock. There will be some fighting - it's how they establish the pecking order. Do a search on "integrating flocks" to get some tips.
     
  6. Chicken Master1

    Chicken Master1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i also do not know the answer but [​IMG]
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Scott, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! I X2 the advice of sourland! Good luck to you and your birds!
     
  8. chicken man 64

    chicken man 64 New Egg

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    Thanks I will search on flocks, what is the life span on game hens? Also what is the cheapest way to have a brooder I have a 30 gallon fish take that I thought I could use, just take top off and have baby chicks in there?
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!![​IMG]Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  10. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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