Combining my 2 month old with my 4 month old Wyandottes

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by joebat, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. joebat

    joebat Out Of The Brooder

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    All of my chickens know each other and have been in the back yard together for the last month. They just go to different places to sleep. Do you think it's ok and start putting them together at night in the same coop. Some of the bigger Roos of the younger group already sleeps separately from the smaller hens. I thought about putting them out in the coop first. Then adding the smaller hens as they got a little bigger. I know they prefer my semi air conditioned tool room.....but man what a mess!!!!!
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  2. speckledegg

    speckledegg Out Of The Brooder

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    How do they do when they are all together? If they do ok while all together and there is little picking going on, I would give it a try. Make sure to stay close incase the big girls start picking on the littles. 2 months I found is still really little when you have older girls. I've read some people have no problems though.
     

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