Will I be able to add a larger breed of chicken to my existing flock of Silkie mixed bantams?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kelly77, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. kelly77

    kelly77 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2012
    I was just wondering if they could live peacefully? This is my first year w chickens and I have 13 Silkie/frizzle mix bantams. I won Olive eggers that I will have to hatch myself. Just trying to weight out the pros and cons
  2. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 5, 2011
    I would think so, i one put one Ancona bantam in with 11 large fowl and she took longer to get through the pecking order but isnt at the bottom. You should just introduce the new hen slowly. She might end up being the boss if she is a large breed.

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