bitties

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by arleneforrest, Apr 7, 2017.

  1. arleneforrest

    arleneforrest New Egg

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    how old are bitties (chickens) suppose to be before you can separate them from their mothers?
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    It's best to let momma decide when the chicks no longer need her - that way, you are assured that they can keep themselves warm without any assistance. Depending on your set-up, she will also teach the chicks to roost.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You'll know, when mama kicks the bitties to the curb, she has had her fill of them.
     

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