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    Integrating new rooster and hens

    Well it seems like my Rooster has taken control! He finally has authority in the coop. I’ve been letting Them all free range together and then last night I left them in the coop, but now my older hands are in the indoor part of the cube and my rooster and the other five hands are outside. The...
  2. K

    Integrating new rooster and hens

    It’s both a coop and a run.
  3. K

    Integrating new rooster and hens

    So I let the older hens out to free range I open open the barrier and let the new hens and rooster explore the older hens area. Basically the new hens and the rooster have the whole coop to themselves for a few hours. Do you think that’s sufficient ?
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    Integrating new rooster and hens

    My new rooster and 5 hens are 6 months old (Salmon Faverolles) and we put them with our other 6 hens. These 6 hens are rhode island reds and Wyandottes..( they are separated with chicken wire so they can see each other) omg the first day my rooster was pecking the the original flock through the...
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    Broody hen and babies

    :lau
  6. K

    Broody hen and babies

    Thank you !
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    Broody hen and babies

    Thanks but it was a failure again yesterday. Everyone is ok, but broody is back in the main coop now..
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    Broody hen and babies

    So I tried again with one chick yesterday afternoon and it was a failure. I immediately took baby out after watching for a while. Baby peeped her head out and then came out from under mama and all role loose. Broody chased the baby, I fell trying to save her. Baby is ok and I put broody back...
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    Broody hen and babies

    I think when mama turned around they jumped shop and we’re not able to get back to her box😭 I’m so sad and disappointed and want this to work...
  10. K

    Broody hen and babies

    Yeah one more try without the nest box!! I’ll be close by
  11. K

    Broody hen and babies

    Hi and thank you! Yes she is a first timer...
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    Broody hen and babies

    So I put my broody hen in a separate coop all to herself and tonight( 8:30 pm) put 6, 2 day old foster babies under her. All went well for about an hour and then I went to check on them and 5 of them managed to escape. I heard screaming peep peeps and went running... One baby was flapping around...
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