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Cot Babies - when can i throw them in with the adults?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by BoutrosBoutrosGalusGalus, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. BoutrosBoutrosGalusGalus

    BoutrosBoutrosGalusGalus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, my little hatcheroos are feathering out. At what point can I throw them in the adult birds? They're still pretty small - do they have to be able to defend themselves from the big guys & girls?
     
  2. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    I do not mix broods greater than ~7 days apart until sexual maturity.
     
  3. AAJ

    AAJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends on how old they are. If they are about 4-5 months old then sure, but make sure they are about the same size as the adults.
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    WHEN THEY ARE FULL SIZE


     

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