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What breed can I add to my flock off Leghorns?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Osburnsa, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. Osburnsa

    Osburnsa Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 14, 2015
    West Texas
    I have small flock of 6 White Leghorns that are 10 months old. I would like to add some brown layers, & my TSC has RIR & Red Star pullets right now. Would either of those breeds be suitable to add? I'm just worried they won't get along.
  2. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2013
    Lancashire, England
    Both of those breeds are suitable to have with leghorns! :)
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Those breeds should do fine together, providing you have ample space for that number of hens.

    Most dual purpose birds should do fine with your Leghorns. I'd stay away from ornamental breeds with them, but your Rocks, Reds, Wyandottes, Orpingtons, breeds like that should all be fine.
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