Brahmans and baby chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by auxranch, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. auxranch

    auxranch In the Brooder

    Jul 10, 2013
    Aurora Oregon
    Hey all! I bought two four month old Brahman hens yesterday and I have ten five week old chicks... Buffs, Marans and Ameracaunas. Can I put them in with my Brahman hens? Someone said I could because the hens are so docile. What do you all think?!? Thanks!
  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Songster

    Any breed of chicken can be mean even if they are said to be docile and friendly, I have met nice ones but some are just plain mean. Your new brahma hens are too young to care for the chicks, you should only put the chicks under broody hens or else you could risk having them pecked and killed. And I also think that the chicks are too old for a broody hen, anyways good luck on your chicks. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2013
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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    I wouldn't. I hate dead chicks.
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