- Mar 17, 2013
We went to pick out our chicks a couple weeks ago, my oldest son is three so we let him pick one. Well there was one bb red (old English game) in the bunch that he glommed onto.so I let him pick her(?). I had to ages 1.5 months and the others were 3 weeks. So I split them up. We've recently put them in the coop together and I've found an older australorp pecking the bantam. Now I know there is a pecking order but is the bantam going to get pecked to death? Should I have not mixed breeds? Although the bantam did fine with the other 4 chicks that were all the same age, two australorps included in that bunch. I just don't want my sons chick to get pecked to death, because that is no way to go. Any one have experience with mixed flocks of bantams and standards?