How to divide chickens into 2 coops?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wnbull0047, Aug 21, 2016.

  1. wnbull0047

    wnbull0047 New Egg

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    Hello this is my first post on BYC . I have 2 coops and just got some new birds. How do I go about dividing them into 2 coops. They really like to stick together.
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us.


    I'm not clear on the situation/question.

    Would you give some additional info:

    Do you already have a flock and got some newbies to integrate ?

    Or have 2 coops with no existing flock and due to coop sized need to divide the newbies?


    If they are the only chickens you have and grew up together, IMO find a way to let them live and roost together.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. Sunflour has asked some important questions that will enable peeps to give the appropriate advice.

    CT
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If the chickens are all getting along well together it's a shame to break them up. Then if you want to change some birds around later, they will need to go through integration issues because they won't remember(know) each other.
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree with Diva....unless you must divide them for some reason it might be better to keep them together. Oh, and [​IMG]!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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