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Introducing Incubator Chicks to Flock.How?

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Hi im a Newbie .I have Pekin Chickens. Only had my flock for 6 mths ..Husband had free range flock in the country a few years back. Currently we have 7 & 3 week old chicks (mottle black & blue. Buff. Millefleur) that were hatched by Incubator. As well as adults black white mottle creole.. QUESTION: THE 7 WEEK OLD CHICKS : What do I feed them? They are still on medicated chick starter I also slowly introduced grasses ..somtimes on clover grasses in yard. My big chooks / roosters ...How do I introduce these young chicks to them also...Please help.Tasmania.Winter is coming!
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Hi and welcome to BYC - great to have you onboard.

 

The chicks can now be given grower feed.

 

These links should help in terms of introducing the young ones.

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1015820/reintegration-by-supervised-visits#post_15742910

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/adding-to-your-flock

 

All the best

CT

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:welcome

 

CTKen has given you a good link on integrating your flock, hope it helps!

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