Adding Two More?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by heartwork city, Feb 26, 2016.

  1. heartwork city

    heartwork city Out Of The Brooder

    May 12, 2015
    Central Coast, CA
    I'm thinking about 2 more. I have 6 already and all seems well. They're just a year old. Thoughts on another 2? Integration ideas? Am I crazy? I'm thinking Buffs because they're so easy going and great layers?
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs I Wanna Be A Cowboy Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Not crazy, are you getting adults or chicks. Both are integrated in the same way, penning side by side for a while with supervised mingling. Chicks are best integrated at around 8-10 weeks. Older birds can take longer due to them being seen as intruders. The key is patience and back up plans.
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