Adding just one

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Doodadman, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. Doodadman

    Doodadman In the Brooder

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    I lost one of my girls. I only had 4. I want to add another but am concerned about adding just ine. Local law only allows 4 hens. Any advise would help. Thank you.
     
  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

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    If adding an adult, you would need to go through a 30 day quarrantine to prevent spread of disease. If you pen the new one where others can see her this will help them get aquainted before you put them in together. Then, when you put her with the others do it at night.
     

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