Introdusing 6 Weeks old chicks to a free Range Flock

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mulberry, Nov 20, 2014.

  1. Mulberry

    Mulberry Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 14, 2014
    Hi everyone i have a little problem here... I NEED TO INTRODUCE MY five weeks old chicks to my existing flock.
    The hatching was very successful and I got lovley chicks with fethers. I have 5 different free range flock and they never ever mix... I don't know how I manege to do it but it works well.
    I got them in separate coops now every time I had chiks mama hen done her job and introduced the chicks to her own flock. Now I have decided to incubate eggs. Was absolutely fantastic however I am panicking how to introduce them to the flock? My flock is free range in the morning I let them out and the evening they go in alone to sleep. The chiks are in the brooder and now is time to move them to the hen house. How? Anyone have any idea?
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia

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