What's the best way to underprice new chicks to a flock?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by McKennaHarvill, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. McKennaHarvill

    McKennaHarvill Just Hatched

    Apr 10, 2017
    Eastern Washington
    The title was supposed to be "introduce" but okay. Anyways,

    I have 4, 2 month old chicks in the outside coop right now and 2, 2 week old chicks in the brooder. In the four older ones I have two cockerels and two pullet and both younger ones are girls. This is our first time with chickens and I was wondering about any little tips or tricks to best integrate them. I have a coop with a large run if that helps anything.
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2017
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Here's a couple links that should give you some ideas. However, I would not think it wise to try and integrate the chicks with the older ones, until they are 8 weeks old or so. The process of integration can begin now. I'd suggest reading through and seeing what ideas appeal to you.



    Feel free to share any plan that you may formulate for further input.

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