New chicks coming!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickensista, Mar 8, 2008.

  1. chickensista

    chickensista Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2008
    Hi all
    I ordered 6 more girls to arrive around 3/20. So excited! 2 EE's, 2 RIR's, and 2 SLW(silver laced wyandottes) My question is: At what age can I fully integated them with my flock? Once they feather out I have a small coop/run to keep them in so the big girls can get used to them. At what age can I put them in the regular coop? Whats the best method? The feed store said the local chicken guru recommends putting the new girls in the roost at night. Any thoughts?
    Thank you!
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    You'll have to wait till they're almost the same size.... but a lot of folk start by letting them all free range together.

    Good luck & Congrats
  3. countryboy

    countryboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2007
    hi, glad you got some more. [​IMG]

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