Combining two different aged batches of chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by FeatherFluffer, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. FeatherFluffer

    FeatherFluffer Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, so we just had a shipment of 4 chicks come in, and decided that we might want to add one or two from a feed store- however the feed store chicks are about a week old according to the store, and ours are only 2 or 3 days old Would it be a problem combining four day old chicks with one or two week old chicks?
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    You shouldn't have any problems. But there may be a "ritual" peck on the head when the homies first meet the new comers. That should be the extent of it. They should all get along just fine.
     

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