Adding new chicks to my old...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by east jordan, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. east jordan

    east jordan New Egg

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    We keep 6 to 12 "pet" layers all the time, and am thinking of adding to the flock. My concern is, if we rear a new 6 to pullet size and try to add them into the run with the older "spoiled and possessive" gals, that it will a bloody and traumatizing mess! Any suggestions?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Add like numbers and like sizes, have lots of room and extra feeders and water sources.
     
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