When to move pullets

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Kathyb2, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. Kathyb2

    Kathyb2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 3, 2009
    I would like to move 2 14 wk old pullets in with one roo, three hens and one chick (3-4 wks old). When would be the best time to do this? About a week ago I put one hen and the chick back in that coop. They were moved to a separate coop when the chick hatched.
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Many ways to integrate.....can depend on your set up.
    Usually best to house new birds side by side, separated by mesh for a few weeks, before even thinking about letting them meet physically.

    Read up on integration..... BYC advanced search>titles only>integration
    This is good place to start reading:

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