How should I blend my flocks?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by LittleLady98, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. I am getting rid of all of my boys exept for my EE cockerel, Buck. I am wondering how do I blend my roosters flock with Buck's flock? It will take a while for him to be Top Rooster because he is still in the Baby Pen with the Juniors. But he is the leader of the Babies...lol. But anyway, when he is ready, how do I blend the flocks?
     
  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    How should I blend my flocks?

    I'd blend them on "Low"

    If you blend them on "High", the feathers fly everywhere

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  3. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    How many birds are in each flock?
     
  4. turbodog

    turbodog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'd blend them on "Low"

    If you blend them on "High", the feathers fly everywhere

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    That's cuz you forgot to put the top on the blender! [​IMG]
     
  5. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Two common ways are to offer a distraction (treat) when introducing, and to set the birds on the roost together after dark. A daytime intro will go more smoothly if they have something like a back yard to be in, where they have room to get away from each other.
     
  6. Bear Foot Farm

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    That's cuz you forgot to put the top on the blender!

    It wouldn't fit cause their feet stuck out

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    Last edited: Jul 13, 2011
  7. enjoyin' my chickens

    enjoyin' my chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not crazy about blended chickens. I prefer mine pureed. They come out like a smoothie that way.
     

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