Adding 6 14 week olds in with 20 22 week olds.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Framac, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. Framac

    Framac Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2009
    New Berlin
    Is there anything I should be mindful of besides paying attention and making sure they are not getting run down/picked on too much?


  2. cupman

    cupman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2011
    Portland, OR
    You are probably okay if you monitor them for awhile. Many will suggest putting a barrier of chicken wire or some fencing between them so they can kind of get to know each other without being able to physically access each other. A friend of mine has never done that, he always just says they will figure it out, and he's always been successful. If you are adding unknown roosters together I would def put fencing between them for awhile.

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