I need help with knowing where I can put my new chicken...

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by WhiteCochinLover, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there is a silkie roo that I really want!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and if I get him should I put him in the pen with my 7 cochin bantams, 1 cochin bantam roo, and 1 bantam buff brahma (9 females and 1 roo)
    or should I put him in a pen with 2 leghorns, 1 silverlaced wyanndot,and 2 RIR (all females)

    thanks in advanced [​IMG]
     
  2. amenfarm

    amenfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You will be doing a Quarantine for this new bird?
     
  3. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Um idk but which pen should I put him in....
     
  4. amenfarm

    amenfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say the one without a roo. too few hens per roos in the other.
     
  5. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay thank you! [​IMG]
     
  6. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, definitally put him in the one without the roo.
     
  7. Blue

    Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also recommend putting him in the one without a rooster. Also, unless you got him from someone whose birds you know for sure are healthy or from the same person your other birds are from, I'd strongly suggest you quarantine him for at least a couple of weeks (a month would be better) just to make sure he's not bringing any illness to your other birds.
     
  8. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

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