Hello Before, we had 7 chickens: 5 cornishes and 2 unsure RIR's. They were a nice happy chicken family. But then we decided to get rid of the cornishes because they eat too fast. We found ourselves buying kilos of feed everyday! We only got rid of 1. One got bitten by our mad dog and died . The rest mysteriously disappeared. So, we only got the 2 young RIR's left: Laura and Rex. They were kinda sad and quiet after the cornish disappearances, but soon got well again. Now, should I get more chickens? The coop is a little big for only 2 of them. The 2 of them also became more scared of humans after losing the cornishes. They probably don't feel secure because there are only two of them. They also became less skittish. They are both 3 months old. The past cornishes were 5 months old and were high in the pecking order. I think they are happy with more chicken friends. Or are they? I won't be getting cornishes anymore because of their huge food consumption and pooping. The only other breed of chickens available are RIR's and Fighting Cocks. I'm planning to get 3 RIR's, but my parents told me only to get 2 because 3 is too much. But my grandma, who owns 3 free-ranging chickens(they always scare off my RIR's during free-range ), said I don't need to get more chickens because my 2 RIR's like more space. Also, RIR chicks are quite expensive(60 pesos each/around $1 and 20 cents). We also have nowhere to put the brooder because the place where we usually place it is under renovation. My parents are thinking of placing it in the coop, but I don't think it's a good idea........ So, should I? I'm up for more furballs. Thanks in advance!