Do I need a second brooder?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ChicksinFL, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. ChicksinFL

    ChicksinFL Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So we hatched our first ever chicks the past few days. I have in the brooder now 3 chicks ranging from 36 hrs old to 19 hrs old.. I now have in a seperate box inside the brooder 2 chicks that are both roughly 9 hrs old both hatched with unabsorbed yolk sacks they aren't all that strong yet so I didn't want them with the others. In the hatcher still is one that is about 3 hrs old and one about to hatch.

    Will I be able to put everyone together in the next couple of days?
     
  2. tennesseeckn

    tennesseeckn Real or not real?

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    I've had success combining chicks as much as a week apart in age. I would wait until the yolk is absorbed, though. Good Luck!
     
  3. ChicksinFL

    ChicksinFL Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you.....
     

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