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:confused:Good question. I would like to know too. (but i doubt it).
 

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Is it possible to train a single youngbird without any old birds or young birds to fly with him/her?
Mine never have an OB to fly with, so you don't need OB's to teach anything. I doubt other YB's are required to teach anything either. Never tried it, but my guess is a single YB can fly around the loft, or return from a race just fine by itself.
 

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One bird does not have the eyes of many. Yes the bird can train and learn the loft, but one hawk in the area, then time to get a new bird.
 

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I'll be having four YB's from my breeders about a month old next week, and I'm planning to put them in the YB's loft with my lone trainee (2 month old YB) next week to settle them.. I'm just worried about the four incoming YB's for they might get chased by my 2 month old YB.. Any advise, THANKS!!!
 

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Ive done it with two young birds.
Its doable but MUCH easier when you have a flock of 16 or more.
 

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I'll be having four YB's from my breeders about a month old next week, and I'm planning to put them in the YB's loft with my lone trainee (2 month old YB) next week to settle them.. I'm just worried about the four incoming YB's for they might get chased by my 2 month old YB.. Any advise, THANKS!!!
They'll be fine if there is enough room in your loft. I would just keep an eye on them for the first couple of days after you put them into your Yb section. My 3 month old yb's have just started claiming their own spots in the loft 2 weeks ago so I think you're okay to put them in with your 2 month old yb. IMO
 

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For what it's worth, and that aint much, I have birds on my young bird team that are from 30 days to almost 5 months old and everything in between. I have not had any problems. The new ones soon find their place in the loft. I don't think you should have any problem.

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That's cool.
 

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My birds are from about 45 days old to I would guess 5 months old, and they get along fine. The oldest cock and hen think they are in love, but that is the thing about adolescents. He does not bother the younger ones, as long as they do not get close to the young hen, or challenge his dominance.
 

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When you have bully birds that is the problem. They will do many things that can piss you off. Two month old baby probably will not do much. It is still a baby. There should be no problem mixing them. I think for me it is better that they fly together first on their few tosses. Then you can single toss them. I actually never done single tossing, but I have observed that some of my birds come home alone!
 
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