adding new birds to flock?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chicken parm, May 7, 2009.

  1. chicken parm

    chicken parm Out Of The Brooder

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    at what age would you add your new chicks to your flock? 10 weeks? I can keep them separate until they start laying in 16 weeks, but would they like the change to there permenant coop?
     
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    You should add them when they are close in size.

    I can keep them separate until they start laying in 16 weeks

    What breed are they? ,most breeds start laying at 20 weeks.​
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I agree with the previous post. Watch them at first and make sure no one get overly aggressive.
     

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