3 different sets of Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dddeebrandl, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. dddeebrandl

    dddeebrandl New Egg

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    I have 3 different sets of Hens.They are all brown egg chickens. Right now The 2 older chickens are in the coop. But the other 4 still have the baby feathers. Today I put one of the babies in the coop,to test and the older ones peeked at her. Will they all be able to get along? Very worried now!
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    No . You have to use a slow period of integration. I recommend the "look but don't touch" method. You can find that via the search box.
     
  3. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Best wait a bit longer. Even when they are older, they will have a pecking order go on. I just watch and make sure they don't get into it real bad, and also know that the youngers have room to get away when they realize, they aren't at the top of the T.Pole yet.
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! I too agree with the above posters about waiting to intergrate your birds. The see but don't touch method works great and I have had great success with it. Please do check out the links that CT left for you I'm sure you will find them most helpful.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy your time here on BYC :frow
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] CTKen left you some good resources to check out. Best of luck with the integration!
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    [​IMG] Good luck with your flock!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. Jucodeo

    Jucodeo The Sky is Falling!

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    I am so happy you joined us here at BYC and I would like to formally welcome you to our roost all the best of luck!
    Justin [​IMG]
     
  9. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     

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