When can I put them in with the big girls?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by sweeterdeeter42, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. sweeterdeeter42

    sweeterdeeter42 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5 three month old pullets. When can I put them in with the big girls? They need to get out of their side of the coop as soon as possible. The roof is leaking. The have already be mingling together, since the big girls like to be escape artists and get into the little girl's side of the coop. The little girls are the same size as the silkie mix bantam hen and the frizzle bantam rooster I have in with the big girls.
     
  2. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I start at 6-8 weeks. At 6 weeks, I let them see each other and forage together but still put them in a separate coop at night, by 8 weeks, they are in withthe rest of theflock. [​IMG]
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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