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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Roosterboy, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. Roosterboy

    Roosterboy Songster

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    Well, i was just going to get a few chickens and then get more the next year or two years to supplement laying. I have heard some say that once every year or two is OK but i have also heard that 4-5 years was better. They would all be hens.
     

  2. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing Premium Member

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    As long as the chickens are healthy and you quarantine adding to a flock is usually not an issue. I have added birds 6 - 8 times during a year.
     

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