can my two 7 week old bantams take care of new 3 bantams baby chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by pax12, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. pax12

    pax12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can my two 7 week old bantams take care of new 3 bantams baby chicks
    my bantams are the sweetest chicken i ever raised never jump out of the cage and they listen to me
     
  2. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    I would be very leery of placing chickens in with any older birds not matter how sweet the are. They will probably think the chicks are sweet too. Sweet tasting!
     
  3. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. At 7 weeks, they are just babies themselves and don't have an inkling how to take care of newly hatched chicks. Keep them separated for now although you could let them be next to each other with hardware cloth or chicken wire between them. Then it will be easier when it IS time to put them together. Good luck!
     

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