Chicks of a certain age

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Urban Chaos, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. Urban Chaos

    Urban Chaos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey all,

    So I have 9 assorted in an indoor brooder. 4 of the 9 are about ready to be moved outside. If I do this, and then re-introduce the others as they get older, will there be much of a problem? All are supposed to be female, the oldest are red-sex link and welsummer, with Americauna/EE-? a week younger and 2 minorcas and a brahma a week behind those.

    Thanks
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Any change of location and/or "personnel" causes re-ordering of the pecking order.

    For that reason, I tend to keep the older chicks in the brooder longer so I can move them all out at the same time.

    But that's just me..... your mileage may vary.
     

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