Can I put in just hatched Gambel's with 11 day old Gambel's???

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Wyogirl, May 27, 2012.

  1. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Songster

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    I just hatched 2 Gambel's , can I put them in with the 11 day old ones??
    Ayda
     
  2. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Songster

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    I have 3 groups I have together that are all a week apart. I haven't had a problem. But if you are they will pile up and smother the younger chicks
     
  3. Mibotsu

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    i'd keep them separate for just a few days, till they puff out and get slightly larger so the older ones don't smother. generally i don't put chicks further then 5-7 days apart together, size can become a problem, but thats mainly in coturnix, so in gambels you should be fine
     
  4. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Songster

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    Thanks, they are so little right now compared to the others, so will keep them seperated for a few days, don't want my babies smothered!
    Ayda
     

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