tips on introducing

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickens123432, Mar 10, 2015.

  1. chickens123432

    chickens123432 In the Brooder

    Feb 22, 2015
    are there any tips on introudcing birds? I have 2 separate flocks with 2 birds. I was going to try to get them together this weekend
  2. darina

    darina Chirping

    May 10, 2014
    Yes absolutely. You probably want to start slowly, and allow the chickens to see each other before they can touch each other.(And fight!) I only have hens and I have integrated seven different chickens to my existing flock. Each one was different from the rest, and only one chicken was instantly integrated. The others all took a lot longer than I thought. The roughest one was a month-long process.

    Here is a very detailed article on one way to make the process go smoother :

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