5 week old nankin with broody Silkie?? Is it ok?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Jamie420, Dec 7, 2016.

  1. Jamie420

    Jamie420 New Egg

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    Is it ok? She pecked at him...I tried my non broody Silkie but she pecked at him too...he's currently in a bin.
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    It is not likely she will accept it at such a late age, and certainly it will by bond to her. I can't see any benefit of keeping it with her. It would be best to offer it its own brooder with a similarly aged buddy; at this age it will also need a heat lamp in most climates.
     

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