Just got a buff and auricana(sp?) baby chicks

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by wallychkn, May 22, 2011.

  1. wallychkn

    wallychkn Out Of The Brooder

    May 17, 2011
    North Florida
    Need help adding to established flock. Two sex links, two brahmas, one cochin. My sexlink grannychicken rules the roost. Last time i tried to add to the flock grannychicken went on the rampage. I still have some weeks left before they get out of the brooder.
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas

    The only breed of those three I have is the brahmas. Mine are LF (large fowl). I adore my brahmas.
  3. drdoolittle

    drdoolittle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2010
    NE Indiana
    I have 22 adult chickens in my coop (3 are roos) and I just added 18 chicks to them (around 8 weeks old). I just put the chicks in the coop during the day when the other chickens were out free-ranging, and shut the door. I let the adults in at feeding time, and they never really seemed to notice the flock had gotten bigger. There were a few yelps let out, but that was it. Some people add the new-comers after the other chickens have gone to roost for the night, and some add the nebies with a partition in place until all the chickens get used to each other.

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