bantam chick question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lilchicklover, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. lilchicklover

    lilchicklover Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered from my pet chicken awhile ago and my chickens should be getting here the 28th of this month!!!! but I had a question about the safety of my 2 silkie chicks, they are the only bantams in a box filled with 5 other large breed chickens a brahma, orpington, faverolle, and 2 wyandottes, how large is the possibility that they will be trampled to death by the other chickens and what do i do if they are. If I don't want to order again should I go to the farm supply store and get more chicks so they grow up together. sorry if this is in the wrong section im a newbie.. [​IMG]
    thanks for all the help in advance.. im a first time chicken owner [​IMG] im a little nervous [​IMG] ...
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    In my last order of chicks from Ideal I had 4 turkens, 2 speckled sussex, 3 easter eggers, 3 salmon faverolles - all standards - and two silkies. The silkies did just fine.
     
  3. lizage

    lizage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old will the chicks be when you receive them? Mine were about a week old and they were just fine.
     
  4. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    They should be fine. I've noticed my bantam chilled much easier then the others. I needed to lower the heat lamp for the first week or so. After that she was fine. [​IMG]
     
  5. lilchicklover

    lilchicklover Out Of The Brooder

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    They will be a 2 days old... and thanks for the replies:)
     
  6. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Pet Chicken does a great job with packaging their chicks. I am sure that your chicks will arrive safely and be sure to post pictures when they arrive! [​IMG] AND [​IMG]
     
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  7. lilchicklover

    lilchicklover Out Of The Brooder

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    I defiantly will post pictures.. and thanks i LOVE this website!!! [​IMG]
     

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