Adding to brooder

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by enggass, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I hatch some chicks and then immediately begin a new hatch, would I be able to add those new chicks to my brooder with the first batch at 3 weeks of age? If not right away, about how long till I could integrate at those young ages and only 3 weeks separating them?
     
  2. cletus the rooster

    cletus the rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    no i would not recommend it.the size difference i feel would be too much (pecking,trampling at feeding times,etc)
     
  3. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long before they could be integrated?
     

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