Adding young hens to flock

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by 2dancingrats, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. 2dancingrats

    2dancingrats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a dozen 10 week olld hens and would like to add them to my flock. Are they old enough?
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    It's always a good idea to quarantine as long as possible.

    When introducing new birds, a larger group of them always helps prevent them being beat up on. Still, you may want to wait until the youngsters are a comparable size to the big kids.
     

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