Chicks or 2 month olds?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Lar1945, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. Lar1945

    Lar1945 New Egg

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    We live in North Carolina with fairly mild winters although it does on ocassion get down into the teens in February.
    I will be ready to grow my first batch of 6-12 starting in November. My question is ...should I attempt to raise from chicks or purchase birds 2-3 month old. My Coop is able to accomodate either. Is there any time that is the best time to start out?
     
  2. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    To start in the spring would be more natural. Can you get chicks or pullets in November?

    I think it would be more gratifying to raise them from chicks, although it's a long wait for any eggs.
     

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