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 In the Brooder

    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 Free Ranging 8 Years

    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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