Well we did it...now what to expect

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by debilorrah, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    We made a seperate small coop outside with the rest of the flock today and moved the 4 week olds to their new home. The older birds can't get to them, but they can see each other to get to know each other. Now for the $400 question - will my older ones stop laying for a while. I really need one more egg for dinner!
  2. No. The young ones should not affect the older birds. They should continue to lay if they are laying now.
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  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

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  4. Heather J

    Heather J Songster

    May 29, 2008
    Ditto, I didn't see any difference when I added my 'nursery' of 2 week old chicks to my main coop in June, nor did I have issues when I added an adult hen (without benefit of transition period, I know, it was stupid, but thankfully it worked out OK).
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    I guess its all moot now. My turken, who is very tiny, laid an egg. [​IMG]

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