starting a new flock

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chicken hero, Aug 24, 2013.

  1. chicken hero

    chicken hero In the Brooder

    Jun 1, 2013
    Hi all well RIP to two of my girls thanks to the neighbours dog smashing its way through the fence.
    Thinking of starting a new flock as its to hard adding new birds tried that before.
    First I have to reinforce the fence to stop the bloody dog from doing it again.
  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    You can add new birds, it just takes a little planning -- and preferably a way to separate them with a fence for a few weeks. There will always be pecking and a pecking order, even if they all grow up together. Some integrations are much rougher than others; sometimes people just throw them in together and all goes well. There are some good ideas toward the end of this article:
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2013

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