Hello everyone I have 3 hens and am thinkin of getting more any advice

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by joegwendolyn, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. joegwendolyn

    joegwendolyn Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello I have 3 hens that I got last July I was thinking of getting some baby chicks to keep indoors till they get bigger then was wondering if i could mix them with the hens that I already have but I am not sure if the older ones would pick on the new comers any advice welcome as i am new to all this thanks for listening
     
  2. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

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    Quote:[​IMG] the older hens would most likely pick on the chicks. The chicks need to be the same size as your hens, so they stand a chance!

    good luck [​IMG]
     
  3. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    [​IMG] Feel free to PM me when you are ready to integrate your chicks with theolder ones and I will share the method that works best for us. Never had one bloody chick. [​IMG]
     
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    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. joegwendolyn

    joegwendolyn Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks all
     
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