Mixing Young And Old

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by simplynewt, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. simplynewt

    simplynewt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 Doms - a hen and a roo - that are about 7 to 8 months old. The hen is laying an egg every other day. I started out with 5 Doms but 4 of them turned out to be roo's so I got rid of Moe, Larry, and Curley and kept Ralph and Alice.

    I would like to have more eggs and I know of someone near me that has RIR's that are about a week old. Can I get a couple of them and add them to the coop?

    I am worried the roo will try to hurt the younger chicks or the hen for that matter.

    Any insight will be much appreciated.
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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  3. simplynewt

    simplynewt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info and the link flockwatcher
     

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