Can they be raised together?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chicpoopscooper, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. chicpoopscooper

    chicpoopscooper Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok I have two chicks that just turned one week old, and I have four two day old chicks. Can they be placed together in the brooder, or should I build a wall between them?
     
  2. Sandstorm495

    Sandstorm495 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes that should be fine. Keep in mind the older they get the less exceptant of younger chickens they'll get. Why don't you try it for a night and if it doesn't work out seperate them?
     
  3. jeepguy982001

    jeepguy982001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they would i would just watch them for a good while and separate them if a problem comes about.
     
  4. afveteran88

    afveteran88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should have no problems. They will get along just fine.
     
  5. chicpoopscooper

    chicpoopscooper Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you everyone it worked out fine. They all seems happy together.
     
  6. Back2MyRoots

    Back2MyRoots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We've done that lost of times before. I even started day old turkeys chicks in with week old chicken and guinea chicks/keets once. Worked fine till the turkeys were about 4 weeks old and then they were just too bully-ish.
     
  7. mtnviewfarms

    mtnviewfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    glad it's working out. we've done that many times too w/o any problems. i think the age limit for putting them together is about two weeks
    difference - after that not a good idea.
     

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