Mixing breeds

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by olympicchicks, May 11, 2016.

  1. olympicchicks

    olympicchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend of mine is getting a few hens soon and was wondering if two faverolles would be OK to put with a silkie with out the silkie getting bullied.
     
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    nativegirl Out Of The Brooder

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    If it's just one silkie by itself then theres a good chance it will get picked on a bit. But with careful introduction, side by side interaction for a while. The physical meeting shouldnt be any worse than normal. She'll probably just be at the bottom of the pecking order.
     
  3. olympicchicks

    olympicchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would it be safer to squash 2 silkies and 2 favs in 30sqft or just get 3 of one breed
     

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