Northwest Indiana Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ErikaSmit, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. ErikaSmit

    ErikaSmit Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new... looking to understand my chickens more. I have 2 sebrights that are about 3 months old and they are very aggressive with my 1 month old babies. Any insight?
    Are there any good things to keep my free range chickens close to home?
     
  2. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC.[​IMG] It's best to keep them separated, but yet able to see each other 24/7. I used a wire dog kennel to keep my chicks separated. I switched the two small flocks in the kennel, so both sets of chicks had coop and kennel time. Some people section off a part of their coop. It can take 3 weeks or longer to integrate. It's also best to integrate when all the chicks are the same size, which is roughly 12 weeks old. Don't give up, they will eventually get along.
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Howdy from Kansas and welcome to BYC!! [​IMG]
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  7. CMTSMWC

    CMTSMWC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from west south central Indiana! [​IMG]
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Good advice given [​IMG]
     
  9. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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  10. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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