Introducing Bantams to flock?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jwatts, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. jwatts

    jwatts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone, I own a flock of 14 hens and 1 rooster. I just put 3 new bantams in the coop tonight to introduce and the big rooster started grabing the neck of the new bantam. My question is how shall i introduce them without them being picked on? thank you
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    They are smaller--they will be picked upon. The large chickens are fully capable of killing the bantams. Provide hiding places and enough space that the bantams can escape the large birds. Good luck.
     

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