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Adding new chicks to my flock

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Picturebug, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. Picturebug

    Picturebug New Egg

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    We started with 6 chickens last year and I am interested in adding more chicks this spring. Is it ok to mix chicks with year old chickens?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Big chickens pick on little chickens. Adding chicks to an established flock is never a good idea unless a hen is raising them in the flock. Generally new birds should be almost as large as the birds in the established flock before integrating them.
     

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