Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by lauraurig, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. lauraurig

    lauraurig Hatching

    Jun 21, 2013
    Ok first off I apologize if this question has already been asked but couldnt really find anything....I have two sets of chickens same kinds just one set is older. Three days ago I put my little hens in with my big hens. The big ones dont really bother the little ones except when they try to eat. I have food and water inside the coop so I thought well maybe I will put another food and water outside for the little ones. Nope big ones think that is theirs too. Need some advice please
  2. TTracy

    TTracy Chirping

    Aug 8, 2013
    Western Michigan
    I also do the 2 station feeding when I add younger birds to my flock. Also when I fill the feeders I will throw a handful or two on the ground away from the feeder, so the lower/younger hens can start eating while the "boss" hens eat at the feeder. When the older hens are done, then the younger hens can eat without too much hassle.

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