The pecking order.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by alexa009, May 6, 2017.

  1. alexa009

    alexa009 Overrun With Chickens

    Which chicken breeds of yours are top to bottom of the pecking order?
     
  2. adstowe

    adstowe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of my 5 that are grown, top to bottom,,, Buff orpington, buff orpington, easter egger, easter egger, barred rock. Sounds like it's out of order, but that's it
     
  3. Taote

    Taote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of the 20 girls (almost 9 weeks old), seems like a couple of the Black Australorp's are ruling the roost. And they aren't even close to the size of the Buff Orpingtons, Easter Eagers, Cuckoo Marans, or RIRs. The Speckled Sussex will throw themselves to the front for treats (except for Maggie (a regular Houdini) who is often outside of the run doing her own thing).

    It'll probably shake out differently once they start laying.
     
  4. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My barred rock hen,and Black sexlink hen,and New Hampshire hen are at the very top 3.The very bottom is 2 Rhode Island red,and a Cochin bantam.
     
  5. alexa009

    alexa009 Overrun With Chickens

    With my hens it is my buff orpington, barred rocks and easter egger.
     
  6. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, alexa009!

    My roosters?
    At the Bottom is probably my BO rooster.
    Top, Del/Dork rooster.

    My hens?
    Top is SS hen.
    Bottom is my SF hen.

    -The Angry Hen
     

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