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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by stcath95, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. stcath95

    stcath95 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 9 Easter Egger's....14 months old-------just received a pair of 6 week old Coronation Sussex.....other chicks pecking at them....currently seperated in cage inside coop 8X10...will they adjust at this point..time tables?...build a new separate area......some EE will not go out of the coop building into 200 sg ft run...what about them.??....chain link fence under 6"dirt floor/chain link walls/chain link roof...leave coop door open 24/7....run 6 foot tall at back...drops to 4 feet on outside wall...{wish I had made it 6 foot tall all around}
    10X20...THANKS for any feedback !! Kenny...looking for pair Silver Sussex !!!
     
  2. greeneggs444

    greeneggs444 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ?? You could use one of the "busy blocks"??????????????????? THey're like blocks of peckable grain. It helps keep them busy from pecking eachother????[​IMG]
     
  3. stcath95

    stcath95 Out Of The Brooder

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    got some mixed seed and crack corn...seems to be working...what could I use (EDIBLE)...to make my own block/brick ?
     
  4. sharol

    sharol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would think the 6 week olds are pretty small to put with year olds. I have read here that you should wait to combine them until the new girls are about the size of the older ones. I know that is a problem, but otherwise the little ones are really vulnerable.

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  5. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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