can raise bantams with buff ops?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by wildriverswolf90, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. wildriverswolf90

    wildriverswolf90 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2011
    polk county, NC
    Hi I am wondering if I can put 2 day old bantam chicks in with my 2 day old buff orpingtons? I kno there is a big size difference, will the lil'bantams be safe?
  2. ChickenFanatic447

    ChickenFanatic447 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2011
    Absolutely, young chicks under 3 weeks can be mixed freely with little disruption. Just watch out for any food hogging or aggressive behavior at first, you always should just observe them for a bit to ensure they're safe. I mixed my 3 day old chicks with some 16 day old chicks and things went fine so I think you'll encounter little problems.

    Good luck!

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