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Different aged chicks in a brooder

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by RooBeeC, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. RooBeeC

    RooBeeC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2016
    Do you guys think it would be a problem to mix few day old ( like 3-4 days old) chicks with 2 week old chicks? There is enough room for the bigger chicks to walk away from the heat lamp.
  2. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2016
    Saint Louis, MO
    Maybe not? It depends on the behavior of the older chicks, so be prepared for a second brooder if the littles get picked on too much.

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