Mixed size flock?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Tara Black, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. Tara Black

    Tara Black Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So does anyone keep a mixed size flock? I have LB of various stages in growth as well as BLRW and I would like to some other breeds, but I only have one large coop. Does anyone else do this and have everyone cohabit peaceably?
     
  2. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have Barred Rocks, Buff Orpington, and New Hampshire Reds. They are doing fine.

    Chris
     
  3. loveblackstars

    loveblackstars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have Red Stars, Black Stars, White Leghorns which are full grown (4-5 lbs) then I have a Rhode Island Red and some Cochin Bantams (bantams are a chicken that will only be about 1/3 of a normal chicken which is about 1-2 lbs) with some other breeds which are not defined they are all 2 1/2 months old. The Cochin Bantams will not get much bigger. I free range my chickens and so far they only peck at each other when they are eating and not getting their share... oh well... they are just chickens and I can't expect them to be nice all the time....
     
    Last edited: Sep 4, 2013

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