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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Country Barbie, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. Country Barbie

    Country Barbie New Egg

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    Hey y'all
    My boyfriend & i have been doing some research and wanted to get a Australorp & a Barred rock. We have previous experience with chickens but not those breeds. They both seem friendly and good with kids (we have a 2 year old son). Just wanted to have some thoughts on the breeds And having them together. Thanks :)
     
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    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I'm not familiar with either breed, tho they are both popular choices. I just wanted to say if you can have more, it would be a good idea to get 3 or 4. Chickens are flock animals. If you have 2 and lose one for whatever reason - the other bird will be lonely. If you add a new bird as a companion - especially a different age and size, they might fight instead of being friends.
     
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    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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