Dutch Bantam intergration

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by crazyhen, Oct 24, 2013.

  1. crazyhen

    crazyhen Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a problem I have not had before.
    When I hatched eggs only one faverolle made it. I needed him a friend and a friend of mine gave me an only one hatch dutch chick. They have been raised together and get along well. The faverolle is full size. I have a full size bunch of hens how do I integrate this tiny bantam in with them! Winter is coming and it is time to move them into the big coops. I have one bunch with a Del. roo and one with a white orp roo. Help. I think its the cutest little thing but I work with egg layers.
     
  2. Amy PT

    Amy PT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Start slow and keep an eye on them. Our d'uccle thinks she's the boss of the big girls.
     
  3. crazyhen

    crazyhen Overrun With Chickens

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    They are in a fenced yard beside each other so maybe that will help when I do intergrate them. Still which group should I put her with?
     
  4. Amy PT

    Amy PT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We started with a fence in between our groups, too. We don't have roosters, so I can't offer any insight there. Good luck!
     
  5. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd try putting them in the coop with the most room. The breed of the rooster shouldn't matter much.
     

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