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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

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    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

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    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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