Can You Mix Chicks Of Different Ages Together

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by sckuntry, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. sckuntry

    sckuntry New Egg

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    I bought 10 chicks from the feed store last week. I would like to know if I buy some more today. Can put them together under the same light/heat source?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Usually they do fine as long as all are under one month old.
     
  3. gardendufus

    gardendufus Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have integrated chicks with no problems up to about 3 weeks difference in age. But for some reason, once they hit that 4 week age difference, I have always had problems and had to separate them. You should be absolutely fine with just a week or so difference.
     
  4. sckuntry

    sckuntry New Egg

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    Thanks for answering so fast. I will go down and buy some more today.
     

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