Chicks vs laying already chickens

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ange, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. ange

    ange Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since we only want one, myn husaband anyway, added to out flock, it is better to just buy a layer chicken right
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I would recommend against adding just one. New additions are more likely to be picked on by the existing flock but if you add at least a pair, they'll have each other if they are rejected by the flock. But yes, I'd recommend adding pullets rather than chicks - being the same size as the additional flock will help them integrate more easily.
     

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