Hello, I'm new to chickens I hope ya'll don't mind if I ask a lot of dumb questions

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by WILD MAN, Aug 3, 2013.

  1. WILD MAN

    WILD MAN Hatching

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    I'm just starting my flock. I have my coop built and recieved my first chicks last friday, problem is most of them were DOA, I called the people I got them from and there was no problem getting replacements they arrived yesterday alive and healthy. Right now I have them sepperated from the first few survivors that we got last week. How long do I have to wait to put them in the coop with the ones that are a week older?
     

  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    [​IMG] as long as they're similar sizes you should be able to put them together.
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] do the survivors look healthy? If you are fairly certain the first ones didn't have disease, then I would put them in together with the newbies.
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, Wild Man, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! Best of luck to you and your flock!
     

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