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is this a good selection for a flock?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by scrampsey21, Aug 8, 2016.

  1. scrampsey21

    scrampsey21 Out Of The Brooder

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    so im concidering having a flock consisting of an easter egger, a barred rock, a goldenlaced wyandotte, and austrolarp, a speckled sussex, and a buff orpington. would this work or will some of these breeds pick of the others.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. Many members have mixed flocks with no problems, so I'd suggest that it will be perfectly fine, providing they all have sufficient coop and run space.

    Ct
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and :welcome. Pleased you joined our community. As CTKen said, many are advocates of mixed flocks and I am among that group. I think the breeds you selected will get along famously. The EE is a little smaller than the others, but the remaining are of about the same size and temperament. Good luck to you and best wishes! :yiipchick
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. cukuriku

    cukuriku Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome [​IMG], much success with your flock!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You picked some really nice breeds.
     
  7. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Wonderful breeds to start with. Pretty birds. :)
     
  8. scrampsey21

    scrampsey21 Out Of The Brooder

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    so these woud get along nicely?
     
  9. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Sure! There will be a boss..always a boss. But, the others get to know the pecking order. They don't fight, they just turn towards the others if it wants the food or treats first. :)
     

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