Blending chicks of different ages

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by brianjamie, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. brianjamie

    brianjamie New Egg

    Feb 28, 2016
    Ok so next week we will be getting our order of 6 baby chicks. We went to the feed store to pick up some supplies and ended up buying a pair of Delaware pullets ( the Delaware are day. Olds ) my question is will I have problems with week old Delaware chicks beating up on my 6 new chicks next weekend when they arrive ?
  2. curious chickee

    curious chickee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Usually you can mix chicks under 4 weeks old, I usually stick with 3 weeks to 1 day old. I mix mine in the brooder. Day olds join those already in there then at two weeks they move to a separate brooder in the coop. I have some that hatched Saturday and the next Saturday new hatch will be joining them.

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