Is it ok if....

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jbok, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. jbok

    jbok Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all,


    I was wondering if it is ok to raise different breeds together? I'm not too sure if chickens are like beta fishes.
     
  2. SmallFarmChick

    SmallFarmChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's perfectly fine! I have 4 different breeds in one coop and they're fine together. [​IMG]
     
  3. TonySorrento

    TonySorrento Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sure hope so! I will have 11 different breeds :D
     
  4. cashdl

    cashdl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It only becomes an issue if you plan on breeding for pure breds. If so leg band the different breeds and keep great notes. Other than that the chickens don't care what breeds their pen mates are. They are all just birds to them.

    Lanae
     
  5. jbok

    jbok Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank all of you for your replies! I have yet even build a coop, but I'm just doing some research on breeds. So far I like the Orpingtons but I also wanted a Silkie-more as pet. Any feed back?
     

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