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Introducing Younger Ladies

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MalloryChick912, Jun 7, 2017.

  1. MalloryChick912

    MalloryChick912 In the Brooder

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    Hallelujah!


    It's taken weeks but all my ladies are together. The RIR's weren't very nice initially to my new girls (Jersey Gaint/Americana). Tough little things.

    Is it normal to have introductions take this long?
     

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  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Crowing

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    For RIR's, yep!
     
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  3. MalloryChick912

    MalloryChick912 In the Brooder

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    Thank god--I thought it was me not being patient enough with them. The Brahmas were a breeze. Darn those RIRs.
     
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  4. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Crowing

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    LOL, I have mentioned many times on here that I do not mix young with old---bad experiences and I have always had RIR's an they fight the broody hens, peck and kill the chicks---I just quit trying----Now I am glad I did, because when it come to selling the older chickens I do not have to figure out which ones are the older--lol.
     
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  5. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road

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    I've never met a RIR that I liked.
     
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  6. AlleysChicks

    AlleysChicks Crossing the Road Premium Member

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    Last year I bought 2 of every breed at Rural king. Wish I would have skipped RIRs. Mean things. Ended up getting rid of them. No more Reds for me.
     
  7. Sorry I have to pop in with the RIR bully thing goin around.....

    I had a RIR when I was little, I loved her!She was the sweetest thing!
    But, every bird is diffrent.

    Till they get killed by the neighbors idiot dog :hit
     

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