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New from Santa Cruz mountains, CA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chriscruz, Oct 6, 2015.

  1. chriscruz

    chriscruz Out Of The Brooder

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    So glad I found this site! Have four chicks now 7 weeks old and two older hens. Haven't mixed them yet and have lots of questions!
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! You could start now with the mixing process so your birds are all acquainted before you add them together. If you use the look but don't touch method you can start now. Have your birds next to each other but seperated by wire so they can see but not get to each other. Once your chicks are fully grown you should be able to add them with the minimal of fuss. Here is a lovely article on this method ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/introducing-new-chickens-using-the-see-but-don-t-touch-method

    Wishing you the very best of luck. Be sure to ask all the questions you need to, everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is loads of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  4. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Yorkshire coop gave you a great link for introducing new birds to older ones - without bloodshed. Welcome to Backyard chickens.
     
  6. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     

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