Introducing new chicks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tiggerprowler, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. tiggerprowler

    tiggerprowler New Egg

    Mar 14, 2012
    We currently have 9 hens and 1 roo; they are Americauanas. We are planning on getting some golden sex-links or rhode island reds (pullets). We were wondering what the best strategy would be to introduce the new chicks to the older birds and what problems we could run into as they are confined due to predators.
  2. Wjeffgriggs

    Wjeffgriggs Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 29, 2011
    the younger the chicks the better, don't know why maybe full grown chickens do not find chicks to be a threat to their pecking order in the flock.

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