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Adding new chickens to originals

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ukchickengirl, Nov 20, 2007.

  1. ukchickengirl

    ukchickengirl Songster

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    Hi - i've got 2 chicks which are now about 8 weeks old that i hatched out myself (so no quarantine, right?) how and when do i put them with the older girls (about 6 months old)??

    Think one is a roo and one is a girl so happy with that as i have 4 girls already!


    Thanks

    H x
     
  2. V Chic Chick

    V Chic Chick Songster

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    When they are about 5 months old, which is when they can be switched to layers' pellets. Don't forget all the usual rules about introductions from the other side of the fence!
     

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