What Types of Animals can Live with Chickens?

What should “live” with chickens?


When it comes to housing in the coop, really only chickens should roost together Other poultry, such as ducks and geese, can be housed with chickens, but have different requirements Waterfowl require a good water supply, and a place to sleep that isn’t under roosting chickens!

Turkeys sometimes are housed with chickens, however, there is a disease called blackhead to worry about Blackhead only affects turkeys, and is spread from chicken to turkey

HOWEVER, if you let your chickens out to free range everyday, they can peacefully coexist with all farm animals!

Dogs, horses, goats, cats, rabbits, ducks,

All You Need to Know About Dogs and Chickens

We have an interesting situation at our house Our family raises backyard chickens and Labrador Retrievers If you know anything about either of these wonderful animals, you know that they really don’t go together! Our dogs are from excellent bloodlines and are bred for hunting as well as family pets With that said, they have a high drive when it comes to bird hunting

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