Intorducing new chicks to your flock?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chicamama, Mar 13, 2008.

  1. chicamama

    chicamama Chillin' With My Peeps

    266
    0
    139
    Mar 12, 2008
    Topanga Ca
    Ok, my little guys are only 1 month old. I'm interested in getting a couple other breeds (total hobbie ckn lover)
    I'm hearing they ahve to be same size? How does one achieve this?
     
  2. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    I have my pen mixed with bantams and large breeds and they get along fine. When I have new chickies to move into the pen I wait until they are about 6 weeks old and then I put them out with the others, they get picked on initially but once the pecking order is re-established everything is fine (usually takes a few days). So I say mix that flock up!

    Good Luck
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by