rescued two chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jube57, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. jube57

    jube57 New Egg

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    We have 26 chickens and were being asked if we were missing some, as there were a few seen in town. My son and I went to check them out they were not ours but we knew they would not survive for long where they were. We went back with a fishing net and caught them, and noticed their beaks were clipped, so far we have kept them separated from our girls, we would like to introduce them before winter as they will need the heat of them all in the coop any ideas. Thinking they may have escaped from a truck but not sure.
     
  2. tcmstalcup

    tcmstalcup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please keep them seperate for 40 days. Worm and check for mites. So many have made mistakes from combining too soon.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  4. jube57

    jube57 New Egg

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    I have never had to worm or check for mites with my girls so far, we live at the top of lake superior and don't seem to have a problem with either, but will keep them apart for now. Winter is fast approaching so not sure if I can wait the 40 days.
     

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