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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Martha Jensen, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. Martha Jensen

    Martha Jensen In the Brooder

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    I decided I needed a chicken log, so started making notes. I think I may have a problem; four of my chickens were born 2/23 and one 2/30. Concord Feed said they would all be fine together and it worked out well. Then I got two more. They were born 3/15 and are being kept separate from the "big girls". What's going to happen when I try to add them to the coop? Do I need a second coop? Why, oh why, don't I think of these things first!
     

  2. thomaschickens

    thomaschickens Chirping

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    In a few more weeks when they are all closer to the same size they can all go in the same coop with no problem. Hopefully others will chime in, but after the birds were asleep for the night, I moved them in together and they all woke up without any problems. Good luck!
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Put your birds somewhere that they can see each other - like having the younger ones in a cage inside the coop - for a few days before you let them run together. I also mix my birds up after dark.
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. I agree with 1muttsfan, maybe partition off the coop with some poultry wire. :thumbsup
     
  7. greymane

    greymane Songster

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