combining chicks from 2 different hatcheries?????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bald k9, Sep 18, 2011.

  1. bald k9

    bald k9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if i order chicks from 2 different hatcheries delivered about 2 days apart!, can i put them in the same brooder, or do i have to quarintine them ?
     
  2. GAchick

    GAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no quarantine neccessary. That is only if you get a chicken from another person who has been outside exposed to other chickens which may have a disease. (the chicken, not the person...lol...)
     
  3. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep they will not know the differance and they will be hatchlings together and only know what is. Two groups from two reputable farms or breeders should not be a problem.

    Stev
     
  4. bald k9

    bald k9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks
     
  5. tritty74

    tritty74 Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree.. They should be just fine together.
     

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