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

    Apr 7, 2008
    Muncie, IN
    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

    May 23, 2008
    Guthrie, OK
    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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