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She is about 8 weeks, all the others are 9 weeks. She is smaller, regardless. Anyway, introduced her via a dog cage in the run, and now she is loose with them (there are 9 chicks, she s the 10th). She is sitting by herself, and the others refuse to go near her, except when she eats, then the barred rocks peck her. She did sleep in a big pile with them in the coop yesterday, which is good.
How long until the others accept her?
 

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It will take a while. I had 2 chicks that were 2-3 weeks younger then the others. I put them in with the others & the other chickens
picked on the 2 new ones. One chick disappeared, so I put the other one in a hutch by itself. I have now put this last chick in with
the others & it is doing pretty well. It still sets by itself, ect. They are now bigger than my Bantams, maybe 4 + months old.
 
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