Mixing in chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ACraZyLittLeChiCkenGirl, Nov 23, 2010.

  1. ACraZyLittLeChiCkenGirl

    ACraZyLittLeChiCkenGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old should me chicks be before I mix them in with my full grown hens?
     
  2. Uzuri

    Uzuri Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2009
    Look for them to be about the same size as the adults -- mine were about 12-14 weeks this year. You can do it any time after they have all their feathers, but a little bit of weight helps them hold their own.
     
  3. ACraZyLittLeChiCkenGirl

    ACraZyLittLeChiCkenGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks mine are still young. They are 6 weeks old today and are out growing there brooder! I am going to have to build a temporary coop to place them in until they can go in with the rest of my chickens!
     

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