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Three weeks in/Does anyone else do this

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by dianehodges, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. dianehodges

    dianehodges Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The pullets have been in the pen with the others for three weeks It has been a slow process but a lot of the chasing has stopped
    My pen has lots of space and access to the outside so there was plenty of places for them to run to I really thought the older hens would be more accepting because they were young but it not like that at all.

    Does anyone else do this I put clumps of dirt in the pen for my chickens I can't allow them to free range but it gives the feel of free ranging The dirt gives them grit and fat juicy worms and grubs to enjoy

    1 veteran 1 dog 1 rooster 3 hens 6 pullets 1 very old cat
     
  2. OreoPlymothRock

    OreoPlymothRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can do that. mine are free range. but thats what i did with mine when they were chicks
     
  3. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    That'll be fine. It might take their attention away from pecking each other anyhow! :lol: Although put the clumps in a variety of places, because the older chickens might try to chase the younger ones away from the treats.
     

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