Raising Chickens 101: Introducing the New Birds on the Block
To raise chickens, there are procedures and adaptations to attend to. One very good instance is introducing a group of new birds to a flock of old birds. Its like managing to merge two restaurants when one is Italian and the other is Chinese. Stress will come along. And that is not an assumption but a fact.
Many poultry owners who think that theyre ready to expand their chicken farm make certain measures of importing birds that came or was purchased from the outside, while others take their time and wait for hens to hatch their eggs. Adding new breeds into your peaceful and comfortable neighborhood of chickens can put a quite a rumble between the old and the new.
Admit it, nobody likes newcomers. And adding these newcomers into a flock of hens or roosters that already have certain territories inside their coop can be big mess. The newcomers will try to take their place too, and the oldies will try their best to protect their area.
Fret not, for this kind of attitude and feud lasts for only a couple of days. Adaptation can now take place. You cant avoid this kind of predicament from rising...