Can hatched chicks and their mama stay in coop and lot with other chickens?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by missy1462, Apr 14, 2017.

  1. missy1462

    missy1462 Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 18, 2014
    Guess I'll show my ignorance here, but I have a question. We have a mix of Barred Rock/Buff Orp hens and a roo in a lot together. One of my Orp hens decided to go broody for the first time and has been sitting for a couple of weeks now. Once she hatches out the chicks, will we have to move her and them away from the other hens and Roo? I am really unsure as to what I should plan on doing once the dibs hatch out. We've never had a hen sit before so .... Appreciate all the help I can get on this!!!

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