Introducing replacement pullets

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Allen Family Farm, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. Allen Family Farm

    Allen Family Farm New Egg

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    I'm running out of room in my brooder for my 6-7 week old pullets and cockrell(s?). Is it too early to just put them in the run with the general population? Also if I do should I switch to flock raiser?
     
  2. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say yes its way to early,they should be the same ize as the other chickens or close to it
     
  3. Allen Family Farm

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    They are seriously getting too big for the little pin. What do others do, have a separate run?
     
  4. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your pen is large then make a smaller one inside the large one,fence off a corner with something for them to get into at night or if it rains or out of the sun.This is what I done for a mother and her babies so they all could be togather and get used to one another,a dog crate and fencing in a corner of the run.I used that plastic fencing because it cheap and eas[​IMG]y to handle.
     

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