Question about introducing new chicks to an existing flock

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Indiana Gallina's, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. Indiana Gallina's

    Indiana Gallina's In the Brooder

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    I have 8 Buff O. Hens currently and just purchased 3 Black Sex Links and 3 Silver Laced Wyandotte's today. I am wondering what the best way and time is to introduce them to the flock. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
     

  2. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Songster

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    at night, while most people lately have been talking 5 weeks old, I venture to say the longer the better, I plan on keeping mine in till 8 weeks at least. They have a better ability to stand up for themselves and get a good start IMO.
     

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