Happy Garden Hens - Chickens Breeder in Kent

Avoiding Bullying in Your Flock – The Golden Rules

Whatever your reasons for buying chickens, you will need to follow some golden rules to ensure a happy and productive flock.  Owning a mixed flock is fun but there are some rules you will need to follow to avoid bullying.  Don’t keep:

  • Very large breed with very small breeds
  • Very aggressive breeds with very docile breeds
  • Very young chickens with mature chickens
  • More than one mature cockerel within a flock