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Discussion in 'Chickenstocks, Shows, Meet-Ups' started by epona4, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. epona4

    epona4 Songster

    Oct 14, 2008
    Central Indiana
    Thought this might be the best board to ask this on.

    If I do not get all my birds from the same breeder, what's the best way for me to house them??

    I didn't take that into account when building my coop and now I'm in a bit of a panic! If they are all the same age, can I put them in together right away, or do I need to keep them apart? For how long?

    With any luck I'll be able to find someone with the number and types of birds I want.

    Boy do I feel like a dork.

  2. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Songster

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    If your birds come from different places you should quarantine them for 30 days just in case they are sick. You don't want the birds transferring diseases to your other birds.

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