3 week old chicks so much bigger than

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ging3rhoffman, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    I have 1 week old chicks in the basement that need to go to the chicken coop with the 3 week old chicks but the 3 week old chicks look so much bigger. I was afraid that they might be picked on or jumped on. Should i worry?
  2. Bluemoon420

    Bluemoon420 The Rooster Queen

    I have some week olds in with a 3 week old. They are all ok. Just keep a close eye on them. If they week olds are getting picked on, seperate them until they are little bit bigger.

  3. damselfish

    damselfish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2008
    Southwest Missouri
    I've done it with no problems, but I did watch carefully the first hour or so, and check in frequently. Mine acted like they'd been together all along, not sure if there's some unknown reason I was so fortunate.

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