Can I put these chicks together?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by peep peep, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. peep peep

    peep peep Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 silkie chicks and one showgirl that are all 1 1/2 weeks old. Tomorrow, I'm getting 2 more silkies, but these are 2 weeks old and from a different breeder. Can I put these chicks in the same brooder as my 1 1/2 week year olds? :)
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Usually it is considered OK to mix ages if they are all under 4 weeks. Watch for topknot picking with those breeds, though.
     

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