Integrating Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chunt, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. chunt

    chunt New Egg

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    I am buying 2 new chickens to add to my 10 month old flock. How is the best way to integrate them so that they all get along? My coop is a pretty good size, with a large outdoor run.

    Also, is this the way that you post questions on this site, or is there another place to post questions where people will see them?
     
  2. FitzD

    FitzD Out Of The Brooder

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  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] The site has different sections for different chicken related questions and discussions. Over time as you've worked your way around the site you will figure out where to ask which question, unless it's obvious, like questions about incubation will go under Incubating and Hatching Eggs and questions about a sick hen would go under Emergencies and Diseases. Your question falls under Managing your flock. [​IMG]
    Check the link FitzD posted about integration, it'll give you some good advice and remember to quarantine your new birds for the first few weeks!

    Enjoy the site!
     
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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, chunt, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! I think FitzD and sumi have given you some great advice. Best of luck with your flock!
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    If you click the Forum tab above it will give you a drop-down menu listing all the sections of the forum.
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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