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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by CCourson05, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    This weekend, I should be getting 10 Delaware chicks. Currently, i have 2 2 week old RIR x BO crosses in the brooder. The delawares come from a local breeder, so I'll be picking them up. They will be 1-5 days old... Should I wait a week before the merger?? I don't know what to do or when... [​IMG] Help me!!
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

    Aug 20, 2010
    If you can, put them so that there is wire between the groups. Even something like a baking rack in the brooder. Let them see each other for like a week then let them mingle.

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