Adding New Flock Members

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by BovieVei, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. BovieVei

    BovieVei Chirping

    Jul 26, 2011
    Walnut Creek, CA
    We have 3 12-week old girls, and had 1 EE rooster who had to leave so he could go sing his heart out... Somewhere else.
    We want to get another girl, but don't want to hatch or start from chicks because we don't want to get another roo, so should we get ones that are the same age, or can we get older birds or...?
    Also, would it be less stressful for them if we introduced 2 together so they won't get so beat up?
    Thanks for the help!

  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Crowing 8 Years

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    I would definitely add two or more at the same time.

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