When Can the Chicks Move in With the Chickens?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by deenamr, May 8, 2009.

  1. deenamr

    deenamr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2008
    Central Oregon
    The 8 week olds and the 1 year olds are in the same run seperated by a chain link panel. They seem to get along fine and reach into each others pens. They have been like this for 4 weeks now - when can they go in together? I have 6 one week old Welsummers that I would like to move outside in the next few weeks. I don't want to setup a 3rd chicken area but I can if that would be best. Please offer some advice.

    Thanks - Deena
  2. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    Are they all the same size? I've heard that if some are smaller, they will get picked on...

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