I want to enlarge my flock.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by edwin559, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. edwin559

    edwin559 Out Of The Brooder

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    I currently have a trio of oegb and I would like to get some laying hens. I want to get two rir hens. Will they get along? :)
     
  2. Michael OShay

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    That's a risky mix. Both breeds can be aggressive at times.
     
  3. edwin559

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    What if there's enough room to roost and eat? :)
     
  4. Michael OShay

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    A lot of space will help, but I would still expect quite a bit of fighting given the two breeds involved (more than the usual pecking order which occurs with any breeds).
     
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    Thanks :) I really hope it works out well :D
     
  6. Michael OShay

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    You're welcome. I hope it works out well for you. :eek:)
     

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