tips on introducing

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

  1. chickens123432

    chickens123432 Out Of The Brooder

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 :http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2011/06/integrating-new-flock-members-playpen.html
     

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