Question about Bantams

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by TracyLK, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. TracyLK

    TracyLK Out Of The Brooder

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    I plan on getting 4 Bantams ( Silkies and Easter Eggers ) and 2 Standards ( Dominique, Buff Orpington )--hopefully all females! Do you think they can all live together peacefully? I am a first timer. I just want to make sure that the Bantams will be okay with the 2 larger females.
     
  2. Sgsf

    Sgsf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, they should be fine. I have about 7 bantams with my two larger birds, and they just do fine. An occasional peck here and there, but overall, they should play it out fine. [​IMG]
     
  3. TracyLK

    TracyLK Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! We are so excited! Hoping they are in the mail safely and all females [​IMG]
     
  4. KFaye

    KFaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right now I am brooding 9 , 6 wk old bantams with a std RIR. All seems great so far.
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    If they grow up together, all will probably be fine. They will work out the pecking order as they grow. Introducing bantams to an established flock of standard sized birds is far more problematical.
     
  6. BrandyMom2AFew

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    enjoy!
     

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