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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ray, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. Ray

    Ray Hatching

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    going to try and introduce the four Buffs to join the older five Buff. Should I clip the beaks before i try again?
     

  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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  3. rdport

    rdport In the Brooder

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    Can you just put the new ones in a small cage inside with the older hens...after a few days or a week they will be use to each other. Then they will have to come to a pecking order. The young ones will give the others plenty of room...of course there might be an older one that is really mean...need to watch and make sure the older ones will not over do it.
    Also, how old are the young ones...are they about the same size as the older?
     

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