can raise bantams with buff ops?

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

  1. wildriverswolf90

    wildriverswolf90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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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