Can I put newborn chicks from the incubator in with a mom and 2 week old chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Stephanie739, Jun 14, 2012.

  1. Stephanie739

    Stephanie739 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone been successful doing this? What was the age difference?
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I wouldn't risk it - the mom will see them as intruders and most likely injure or kill them.
     

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