NEW to chickens with a new bird to the flock please help!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by hoyt14, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. hoyt14

    hoyt14 New Egg

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    Just joining the chicken world. We have 2 NH, 2 RI reds, 1 Australorp and one roo an Americana all 18 weeks old. We got all of them from the same flock and they all get along great. My wife's grandparents gave us a Barred Plymouth rock as I love the look of them. It is about 8-9 weeks old now, we've done a 5 week quarantine period and all looks great with the new bird. I need some advice about how to introduce her into our flock. She is about half the size of the rest and I really don't want her getting hurt. Please any help would be greatly appreciated as I am extremely new to the chicken world. I love having them around but if I feel I'm putting the rock at risk I'd rather not add her to the flock and give her to someone with better know how.

    -Matt
     
  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. hoyt14

    hoyt14 New Egg

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    Thanks for the good article. Helps a bunch
     
  4. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    No problem. :D
     

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