How much stress?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by julnjake, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. julnjake

    julnjake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I rescued these 20 chickens last Sunday & relocated them to my house with their existing coop. However their coop is not a coop its only nesting boxes so we are going to add on to it. Will this stress them out more? Can they handle it? I believe their ages range from 4 or 5 months old to a year & a half maybe 2 1/2?
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    Juli
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    They'll adjust, but you may see some reduction in laying as they adjust.
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes they will be stressed but eventually they will gets use to their surroundings and go back to laying eggs. [​IMG]
     

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