Hi all, So, here's my situation. I have four hens, (Barred rock, Australorp, B. Orpington, and a New Hampshire), who are six months old. I have room for one, just one more chicken in the coop, but that's it, and I REALLY want blue/green/whatever color eggs--I want an EE. So in the spring I'll be raising three chicks for a friend. Can I get one EE for myself, and raise it with the other chicks so it won't be lonely, and then keepher by herself after I give away the other chicks until she is old enough/big enough to go in with the other girls? When would that be? Would my other hens accept just one newbie to the coop? How do I introduce them? Thanks all, and sorry if it's a dumb question.