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Moving old flock into pen with chicks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BlueJack2005, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. BlueJack2005

    BlueJack2005 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have a PR rooster and 3 PR hens in our original flock. We also have 17 chicks (7 wks old) who are already in the large new coop and run. We are planning on moving the older flock in with the chicks in the larger area and using their small coop and run as a grow out pen, broody pen, etc. Everything that I've read gives suggestions on adding chicks into an established flocks's territory. I will be adding an established flock into the chick's territory. Does it make a difference or will it be the same process?
     
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    I agree with CTKen...whether you add new chicks with the older birds or vice versa, there will still be an integration process to work out.

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  4. BlueJack2005

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    Thank you very much CT! I will check out these threads. :)
     
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    Thanks NFC, I'm glad to be here! :)
     
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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. BlueJack2005

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    Thank you drumstick diva and BantamFan4Life! Everyone has been very welcoming to me, I think that I'm really going to like being a member. :)
     

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