baby chicks leaving mother hen

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by susilawm, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. susilawm

    susilawm New Egg

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    Apr 23, 2011
    Our four baby chicks were born Apr. 29th..can the mother hen be placed separately from them now or should they stay together longer?
     
  2. Chiko

    Chiko Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Orem, Utah.
    I'm not sure, I usually let the mother hen decide when she wants to get rid of her chicks. It often varies. My Gold laced bantam hen last year kept her babies by her for 3 months and a half!!!! Then they finally got tired of her and left [​IMG]
     
  3. susilawm

    susilawm New Egg

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    Thanks for your response..I'm just going to keep it the same for now..they are all very happy :)
     

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