Intro, and a question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mlecreason, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. mlecreason

    mlecreason Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 12, 2016
    Hi, I'm Emily, I'm 31, I live in Utah with my husband and 4 year old daughter. My parents had chickens when I was a kid, but that's been a long time ago. I currently am raising my very first chickens. I have 5 New Hampshires that are about 9 weeks old. I finally got them a coop, and they are finally outside of my house! Thing is, after some research I *think* 4 out of 5 chicks are roosters. I can't be certain yet, I'm waiting to see what they are for sure, but I went ahead and got 4 black sexlinks that are a week old. I did hours of research on how to properly sex chickens, and I sexed the 4 sexlinks prior to purchase. I purchased both sets of chicks from IFA, and C-A-L Ranch.

    My question is, when, and how do I introduce the younger chicks to the older ones? Any input you may have will be greatly appreciated.
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hope you checked out the links i sent you Emily - the principles contained therein remain relevant to your situation.

    Good luck


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