Will Leghorns get along with orpingtons?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Peachesbabychick, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. Peachesbabychick

    Peachesbabychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello! My name is Erin. I am 12 yrs old and I have 2 chicks. The lady said they are crossed between Rhodies and Leghorns. I just really want these guys to fit in when they grow up. My flock consists of 4 Buff Orpington's 1 Aracauna and 1 Rhodie.

    I also got 3 Lavender orps from a different lady. 2 didn't make it. So I got the 2 Leghorn crosses to keep poor Sugarplum company. Now I don't want the leghorns to get sick!

    I really just don't know what I should do!

  2. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2011
    SE Idaho
    Hi and [​IMG] I have both Orpingtons and Leghorns in with my flock and they do fine. I love my Leghorns and hope that yours do well in your flock. If they are cross bred, they may be sex-links. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2011
  3. Peachesbabychick

    Peachesbabychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi! That is very good news! I don't think they are sex-links because there weren't crossed with any sex-links. Just Rhodies and Leghorns!

    Thanks, Erin:)
  4. ceeceeholt

    ceeceeholt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 17, 2011
    I have 5 Buff Opringtons and 6 Leghorns (among others) and they all get along really well. The Orps are very friendly as are the Leghorns and very vocal!!! [​IMG]
    Hope yours do as well!
  5. Peachesbabychick

    Peachesbabychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thankyou! Yeah I hope so too! Right now they are just cute as the buttons!

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