Addition of 4

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by droy1028, Mar 23, 2018.

  1. droy1028

    droy1028 Chirping

    Mar 18, 2018
    Hey guys! I have 4 chicks between 3-4 weeks, closer to 4 weeks to be honest. I was contemplating making a purchase and introducing 2-4 new Ameraucana chicks to the flock. Would they be in danger of getting bullied by the older guys? I have a black sex linK, RIR, and two mixed bantams right now? If I do get the Ameraucana, should I separate them until they get larger? Thanks!
  2. SueT

    SueT Free Ranging

    May 27, 2015
    SW MO
    Yes, they would be in danger of being bullied if they are day old chicks. Besides, the youngers need a heat source, and the older ones don't any more.
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