I got three newer chicks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by countrygirl81, Apr 9, 2016.

  1. countrygirl81

    countrygirl81 New Egg

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    I tried to put my three newer chicks with my older chicks and they just wasnt havent it and wanted to pecked them.whats the best way to get them to accept them?
     
  2. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    Keep them separated for a bit where they can see each other but not touch. after a few days, they should be fine.
     
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    countrygirl81 New Egg

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  4. countrygirl81

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    I've done that they have been in separate pins for a few weeks and they still want to peck them. And I got their coops built side by side so they can see each other
     
  5. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    How old are the groups of chicks?
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. FridayYet makes a good point about knowing the ages of the chicks. In the meantime, heres a link that may give you an idea of the process of integration.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/adding-to-your-flock

    All the best
    CT
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. 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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