adding to flock

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by flytpm, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. flytpm

    flytpm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2008
    I have 5 BTBJ (one rooster, 3 hens and a pullet). I'm thinking about building bigger coop/pen and getting other color bantams. Do I have to seperate them from my current bantams? Will roosters get along? Sorry all the questions, still new to this hobby.
  2. chickNjake

    chickNjake Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 3, 2008
    east tn
    it sometimes depends, most likely they will fight a little, but sometimes they will stop after a few minutes and get their pecking order but others have a never-ending grudge match
  3. robyncorrine

    robyncorrine Out Of The Brooder

    I agree it really just depends on the personality of your current birds and the ones you are adding.
    Sometimes we had an easy time with new birds and sometimes they fight so much they have to be separated so no one gets hurts.
    We had issues this year adding a few new RIR hens to the bunch as our older chickens took an immediate dislike to them.

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