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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tonkslupin, Jan 25, 2017.

  1. tonkslupin

    tonkslupin New Egg

    Jan 25, 2017
    Hi everyone. I have 4 Isa Browns at laying age (probably about 2 years old) and they're all in an area together.
    I got two 3month old araucanas that are in a temporary cage together.
    We also have an almost month old California White and Khaki Campbell duck. We also have 2 each of week old Buff Orpington, Sussex, Plymouth Rock and Australorp.
    We are wondering if we can put them all together when they are fully grown. Any information is great. Thank you
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    G'day - glad you joined us at Backyard chickens. I'm not sure but, believe older birds (mature) are harder to integrate than young ones. You can put "flock integration," in the search box and see what comes up.
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Howdy neighbour [​IMG] Welcome and Happy Australia Day!

    Sorry, I am also not able to answer your ‘one flock’ question but Ken and Diva have given you some good starting points.

    Please do pop into the Aussie Thread and say G'Day, you will be welcome.

    Best of luck!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013

    Thanks for joining us!
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard!
  7. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

    May 22, 2013
    The USA
    My Coop

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