will this mix be OK?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by balljet, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. balljet

    balljet Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got a 2 wyandottes ( SLW and GLW) they are 5 weeks old. Wanted a third chick, since 2 seems so lonely and fell in love with a 6 week old
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    ma chick (sweetie). They have been together a few days, sweetie is smaller than the W's and the first day that worried me since they seemed to be picking on her... the next day however, there was no more picking, but the Wyandottes, esp. the SLW, are definitely bosses.. Sweetie just tags along and seems OK with it.
    Now, do I have to worry that one day, as hens they will start picking on her, since I have been reading that Wyandottes can be aggressive.. Any experience with this or opinions?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC :) . While it is not impossible that there could be problems later, birds that are raised together usually will be fine. A good big coop and run help reduce the risk of bullying as they grow and need more elbow room.
     

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