How often to/can I add?

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

  1. Roosterboy

    Roosterboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 28, 2008
    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 Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    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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