Introducing new birds

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dougp23, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. dougp23

    dougp23 Out Of The Brooder

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    My firend had a flock of 8 hens.

    He gives me 2 of them about 4 months ago. They have been doing great.
    Now he wants to give me 2 more of them....will it be mayhem? Will they sort of remember that they all lived together at one point??
     
  2. gkeesling

    gkeesling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's been long enough there will be a little commotion when you put them together. but, since you have two hens and are putting two hens in with them, it shouldn't last to long. I don't ususally mess with separating them for a while so they can get "used" to each other. I just throw them all in together. After a few days everything is back to normal.
     
  3. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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