Introduce chick to flock?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Freyadog, Jun 20, 2008.

  1. Freyadog

    Freyadog Out Of The Brooder

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    Jun 16, 2008
    Have a chick that we rescued from another farm. Miss Gizmo was born on May 6th. She is still in the brooder but soon we will have to introduce her to the flock. How is this done without harm to her?
     
  2. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    Just put her in with the others. If they're going to pick on her, they'll start doing it immediately. I read somewhere that it helps if you can put her in with the others but have a fence between them - that way they can see her and get used to her but not peck at her.
     

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