can i introduce new chicken?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by szy.cpr, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. szy.cpr

    szy.cpr In the Brooder

    May 26, 2007
    i have 5 3 month old chicks ,they are quite big and have been out side for a while, i want to get 2 RIR, can i just put them in with the other chickens or will this cause problems, oh the RIR will be grown chickens
  2. FamilyOfChickens

    FamilyOfChickens Songster

    Mar 24, 2007
    Northwest Indiana
    You need to quarantine the new birds for at least a month before putting them in with the flock.

    Once you've done that and no problems have showed up, the new ones should have some sort of enclosure in with the 3 month olds so that they can get used to each other without being able to kill each other. [​IMG]

    Good luck.

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