Lonely Chook.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by FluffyandGinger, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. FluffyandGinger

    FluffyandGinger Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi All,

    We sadly lost our very first chicken overnight [​IMG], we are all terribly sad today, and our other chicken is already missing her only feathered companion.

    My daughter is asking for a new friend for Fluffy, but I'm not too sure about the best way to add another chicken. Another fully grown one? A point of lay? Another chick or couple of chicks? Fluffy is an Isa Brown, about 7 months old. Must we stick to this breed?

    So many questions, I'm new to chickens, and raised our first two from day old chicks. Sadly I didn't think I'd be thinking about replacing one so soon.

    Thanks for any suggestions you may have.
     
  2. Scott H

    Scott H Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get two approximately the same age...then if something happens to one the other will have a buddy. Two is not a flock. Breed doesn't matter so much.
     
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