Chickenlittle14

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chickenlittle14, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. Chickenlittle14

    Chickenlittle14 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two chicks about 8 wks old and need to know how long before I can introduce them to the bigger hen? Anyone have an idea?
     
  2. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would suggest sectioning off a portion of your coop/run so that they can see and get to know each other before mixing the babies in. The big hens will boss the babies, but you can help the little ones by letting them all be friends through chicken wire first.
     
  3. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oops, and welcome to BYC!
     
  4. Farmgirl1000

    Farmgirl1000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BACKYARD CHICKENS![​IMG]
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You also should wait till the chicks are nearly the size of your adult hen before putting them together.
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Good luck with your new babies and enjoy BYC!
     
  8. gander007

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