mixing breeds

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Ratassasin, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. Ratassasin

    Ratassasin Out Of The Brooder

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    I have only ever kept x-bats but thanks to a fox i thought id try somthing new.Ive found a breeder who has got sussex lights and black copper marans, they are seven weeks old and i would like to know if there will be a problem as they mature?
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Nope, shouldn't be a problem. I have a mixed flock, I like a little variety ;)
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Raised together, there should be nothing more than normal 'pecking order' squabbles.
     
  4. Montana-Hens

    Montana-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have always had mixed breed flocks. I love the variety of eye candy, and they figure it out.
     
  5. Tigertrea

    Tigertrea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for asking this. I am looking at getting a few different breeds when I order my chicks and was wondering as to the "wiseness" of it.
     

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