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Can I put 1 day old chicks in brooder with 2 week old chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chickoholic, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. Chickoholic

    Chickoholic New Egg

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    Help? Can I put 6 one day old chicks in the brooder with my two week old chicks?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Generally not a good idea. The newly hatched chicks are still probably unsteady on their feet and may get trampled and picked on by the older birds.
     

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