Serama chicks integration and winter

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by camire77, Aug 23, 2014.

  1. camire77

    camire77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay we just got 2 Serama chicks. I would like to eventually introduce the to our other chickens.we have 3 Isas, 3 Silkies, a pair of Rouen ducks, a 10 week old EE and a 10 week old RR. Our coop is 4'x8' with half of it has a second floor. Our run is 8'x16' and we plan on putting up plastic for winter. When we introduced or 10 week olds a few weeks ago they initially got picked on by the Isa's. We should have taken more time with the integration. Now my questions. Will I have enough time to introduce the Serama before winter? Will they be old enough to go in the coop for winter? Should I just keep them inside this year? Any suggestions would be helpful.
     
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep my seramas separate. The size difference is quite a bit. Also they need more winter cold protection than do the other chickens.
     

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