Would Orpingtons get along with a RIR

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by maggiegigs, May 13, 2011.

  1. maggiegigs

    maggiegigs Out Of The Brooder

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    Not sure if they will integrate.
     
  2. DurangoTango

    DurangoTango New Egg

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    My buff orpingtons and RIR hens have been raised together, and seem to do really well. One of the RIR hens is at the top of the pecking order, but because the buffs are so much larger, they don't get picked on too badly.
     
  3. Okie Amazon

    Okie Amazon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We bought 4 adult Buff laying hens. Now our RIRs and BRs are being turned out with them. There was a little bullying by the buffs at first, but now everyone gets along.
     

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