Question about adding older pullets

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Bigbody, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. Bigbody

    Bigbody Out Of The Brooder

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    I really wanted a couple of Barred Rock hens, I bought 4 chicks from tractor supply. They are now close to 6 weeks old and all 4 are showing signs that they are roo's. There is a guy here that has pullets for sale, but they are 12 weeks old. All told I have 12 in my flock right now, all are 6 weeks old. Is this age gap too much? Thanks in advance for your input
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

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    I wouldn't try combining them for a while, expect to keep them separated.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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