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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by worms7, Aug 30, 2016.

  1. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you keep 1 game hen (assel) in with a mixed flock
    or am I asking for trouble
    cheers Phil
     
  2. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any advice please
     
  3. Wickedchicken6

    Wickedchicken6 No Rest For The WicKed Premium Member

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    I have Old English Game Bantams with a varied assortment of chickens. Not quite close but I have females in this last hatch who are as aggressive as the same breed roosters. My EE's are pretty laid back. Everyone gets along decently.

    I think it depends a lot on your bird's disposition too. I had a Red Jungle fowl pullet and she was the sweetest thing ever, not at all like I read about them. She was from a heritage breeder stock so true to form.
     
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2016
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Integrating a new single bird into an established flock can be very difficult.
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    My friend keeps a coop with Game hens and Orpingtons....Seem to be fine....Try it....
     

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