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placing breeding flocks back into general population?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by SimplyLogan, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. SimplyLogan

    SimplyLogan Songster

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    I have noticed many separate the birds they wish to breed in to small pens. My question is do you have trouble placing them back into the general population?
     

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    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    It's often a problem with the readjustment of the pecking order whenever birds are removed and returned, especially with roosters. Much has to do with how much space there is and when they're reintroduced. Roosters are best returned after dark.
     
  3. SimplyLogan

    SimplyLogan Songster

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    Thanks for the tip
     

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