Rainbow Rangers with layers

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ScottyM, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. ScottyM

    ScottyM Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a couple of smaller meat chickens that are about the size of my layers and thought I keep them a while longer. They are active and about 10 weeks old and about the size of the layers. They seem to move fine compared to the rest of the meat guys. Will they get along, get used to being in the coop, and lay eggs at some point? Or... they can be processed with the other meat birds soon. thanks-

    Scotty
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    After an adjustment of the pecking order, they should do fine with your layers.
     
  3. ScottyM

    ScottyM Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Judy-

    Do you know how they would compare with egg prooduction? They are about 8 weeks, when might I expect them to start laying if everything goes well?

    Thanks-

    Scotty
     

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