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Step-by-Step: Introducing new birds

PUBLISHED: 10:41 05 June 2013 | UPDATED: 10:41 05 June 2013

Introducing new birds also means the risk of introducing disease. Never buy sight unseen, and always visit the flock you’re purchasing from. A recognised breeder, like Your Chickens contributor Dudley Mallett of Highdown Poultry, in Kent, is the best place to go. The Poultry Club of Great Britain also has a list of clubs and breeders.

Introducing new birds also means the risk of introducing disease. Never buy sight unseen, and always visit the flock you’re purchasing from. A recognised breeder, like Your Chickens contributor Dudley Mallett of Highdown Poultry, in Kent, is the best place to go. The Poultry Club of Great Britain also has a list of clubs and breeders.

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If you want to increase the size of your flock, here is our guide to adding new birds

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