How to Introduce New Chickens into your Existing Flock

Integrating new chickens into an established flock can be problematic.  This series of past articles covers the basics of introducing new chickens into your flock as painlessly as possible.

1. The first article in this series gives the background information and tells about pecking order. An understanding of pecking order is important to understanding the problems inherent in in adding new birds to your flock. To read it, visit:

How to Introduce New Chickens into your Flock, Part 1

2. The second article discusses how to use quarantine to protect against introducing diseases and parasites when you introduce new chickens into your flock. To read it, visit:

3. The third article gives tips and guidelines on how to introduce new chickens into your flock. To read it, visit:

4. The final article answers some of the common questions regarding how to integrate new chickens into your flock. To read it, visit:

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