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Can I add one more chick to my 4 day old chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Jahvarga, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. Jahvarga

    Jahvarga New Egg

    Feb 19, 2017
    I picked up four 2 day old chicks two days ago. My favorite had pasty butt and wouldn't eat or drink. She passed away last night. I would like to replace her. Is that possible since they are still so young ? If so, does the chick have to be the same number of days old? How long do I have before they are too old to introduce a new chick?
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

    Dec 11, 2009
    Colorado Rockies
    Age doesn't matter during the first few weeks. Mix and match as long as the age spread doesn't exceed two or three weeks.

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