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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by McKinneyMike, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. McKinneyMike

    McKinneyMike Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 20, 2013
    McKinney, TX
    Would we be better off with one of each breed or pairs(or more of the breeds we want). I don't think that we will maintain more than 6-8 birds (if that) as we are in an urban setting. We live in north Texas so the breeds have to be heat tolerant too.
  2. AvianEgo

    AvianEgo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2013
    It shouldn't matter, especially it they are raised together.
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    If they are raised together generally they will get along together no matter the breed. But breeds with the same type of temperament often hang around together, so you might want to watch that you don't wind up with an odd man out. You might also want to watch things like polish tend to get their head feathers plucked by other breeds.

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