When to move pullets

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

  1. Kathyb2

    Kathyb2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/adding-to-your-flock
     

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