Mixing different breeds

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by nrieff, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. nrieff

    nrieff New Egg

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    I just bought 2 golden red pullets and have put them in the same coop as my silver speckled hens. The silver speckled hens are pecking at the new hens. Is this normal?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Normal pecking order behavior. Established flock members pick on new birds. Make sure they are getting enough to eat and drink and are not being injured.
     
  3. BruceAZ

    BruceAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a mixed flock is nice to look at

    but i feel bad for my leghorn.. since she's the smallest in the flock.. keep getting picked on.. :/

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  4. PeacefulPlace

    PeacefulPlace Just Hatched

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    I'm getting blue eggs from Hamburgs. Is this a color they lay?
     

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