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Best hens for new chicks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JakRat, Dec 20, 2011.

  1. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Dover
    What breed have you had the best luck with when it comes to introducing new chicks?
     
  2. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    I won't introduce hens to chicks until the chicks are grown. Some folks have luck with broody hens where once the eggs hatch, they slip young chicks in.

    Many hens will kill chicks. It's just the way they are. [​IMG]
     
  3. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Dover
    they are so evil! I am not having to many problems with our banty rooster, or easter egger hens... it is just the stupid BR.
     

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