Introducing Chicks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chicken cooper, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. chicken cooper

    chicken cooper In the Brooder

    Sep 25, 2009
    I have 5 one year chicks and have had 3 youngone integrated in their 10x10 run. I first put the young chicks in a small coop i bought over the internet (the too small one advertised here) and that worked but they live on the roof and dont go in (maybe because it is to small. Now winter is comming and I need advise on getting them in the big coop. Have any experience? the chicks are 21 weeks and big silver lace w

  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing

    Oct 16, 2010
    NEK, VT
    Take the small coop out of the run. They'll use the big coop, at 21 weeks they are more than ready to move in with the big girls. Sure there will be some jostling for roost space but that's natural.

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