new additions

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by davecash, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i purchased the following for 5 dollars from a friend..
    1 black and white polish hen, 1 black and white polish rooster, 1 self blue old english hen, 1 self blue old english rooster,

    they are in a seperate coop. i will not let them get killed like the polish hen i put in there with my normal hens and roo.. they all seem to be getting along now..
     
  2. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    Congrats on your addition. I'm sure they are sweet.
     
  3. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are
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    when should i put my 3 chicks in there with them? their self blues too
     
  4. peepkeeper

    peepkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are the chicks? I'd keep them separate until they have all their feathers and can fend for themselves a little bit. You might want to use a chicken wire divider so that they can all see each other without getting hurt for a while, then sneak them into the coop one night when they're bigger. If they wake up as a flock it seems to go easier, though there might still be some fussing and pecking, it shouldn't be too bad.
     
  5. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    their a few weeks old,m 2-3 weeks
     
  6. peepkeeper

    peepkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then I'd wait at least another 2 weeks, until then you can utilize the divider thing so everyone gets used to each other. Good luck.
     

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