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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pkhg, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. pkhg

    pkhg New Egg

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    Can you mix Orpington and plymouth barred in the same flock? All hens.
     
  2. TimCline

    TimCline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of course
     
  3. pkhg

    pkhg New Egg

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    Do they need to be quarantined before mixing?
     
  4. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Sort of your choice there.

    If I had any doubt what ever, I would quarantine for a few days.
    Sort of a where did they come from question?

    But you can mix breeds. They will find a pecking order just fine.


    Spook
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If you get your breeds from the same place at the same time - you can skip the quarantine. If you already have an established flock and now are adding new ones - by all means DO quarantine.
     
  6. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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