My general question is: How long do chickens remember each other? or how long can they be separated without forgetting each other? I am asking because I may want to build a smaller coop for any broody hens I may have or if I wanted to separate breeds to get pure offspring. I only have a sebright and a silkie rooster. If I were to have one in the smaller coop and one in the general coop, but still had them in view of each other, would it be safe to reintroduce them after the separation period was over? I have 4 LF hens (EE, BR, BA, RIR) and 3 sebright hens and 3 silkie hens. Thanks for any insight on this.