Combining Different Age Chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ChickenGirl555, Apr 4, 2018.

  1. ChickenGirl555

    ChickenGirl555 Songster

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    Something may or may not happen with my polish chicks I’m getting, so if it goes the bad way, I can choose to do one thing which is get two of the polish chicks now, and two later. They would be born at different times, about two or three weeks apart, so could they still grow up together happily? They would both still be definitely under a month old. I’m getting 4 polish chicks.
     
  2. SueT

    SueT Free Ranging

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    The bigger ones will likely bully the smaller. At worst, they will push them away from the food and water. I'd get them all at once for harmony's sake.
     
  3. ChickenGirl555

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    Yes, I think I'll just end up getting them all either on the 20th or the 7th. We just want to see if they're still there, and in good health.
     

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