2 diff chick orders question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickensioux, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2009
    Western North Carolina
    I am getting 2 different chick orders 2 weeks apart. 30 in one and 25 in the other. When can these 55 be safely put together?
  2. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

    Jan 23, 2009
    South GA
    I have my chicks in the same room where they can see and hear each other. I have chicks in 3 groups because each set is one week younger than the last. The oldest and middle group were put together last week and I've had no issues (touch wood).

    If you put them where they can get to know each other before you put them together then they should be fine.
  3. mgibbzzz

    mgibbzzz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 18, 2008
    Somerset, OH
    We had chicks one week apart last year. We did put them together for a while. Some of the chicks were ok, but others would pick at the little ones. We ended up having to separate the pickers until they were a couple months old.

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