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Poultry and Rabbits

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by scoutshaw46, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. scoutshaw46

    scoutshaw46 New Egg

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    Will poultry - chickens - and rabbits co-exists in the same penned area?
     
  2. RabbitMage

    RabbitMage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think there was a thread on this recently. Some folks do, I would not.
     
  3. ChcknLady

    ChcknLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rabbits usually can't handle the dust that chickens create. I have found that is causes respiratory issues in most buns.
     
  4. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    My rabbits are in the barn with the chickens. But my chickens freerange during the day, and are only in the barn in crappy weather, and at night.

    there has been no respiratory (or other) problems. I also don't notice alot of dust.
     
  5. crazy for chicken

    crazy for chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]:cdno!! do not mix rabbits with chickens bird poo can make rabbits sick and die.. I do not even let the rabbits run where the chickens have. It would be awesome of we could but no.. not good for the rabbits..[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
  7. obsessed

    obsessed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ducks and Rabbits yes. Chickens and Rabbits no.
     
  8. scoutshaw46

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    Thanks to all for thier help.

    Scoutshaw46
     
  9. dddCT

    dddCT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We raise both chickens and rabbits but they are in separate areas of our yard. The chicken range and are ina coop at night. The rabbits stay in the rabbitry and come inside to get free time. i don't think it's good for the rabbits to be around chickens
     

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