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Chicks or 2 month olds?

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

  1. Lar1945

    Lar1945 Hatching

    Aug 9, 2010
    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

    May 25, 2007
    SW Wisconsin
    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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