Expandinf flock

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mad4horses, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. mad4horses

    mad4horses Out Of The Brooder

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    I am considering expanding my flock. I have 2 diffenent farms that I'd like to get day old chicks from. Do I need to keep the 2 farms separate or can they be put in the same brooder?
    Thanks!
     
  2. akchick76

    akchick76 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a total of 11 chicks from 3 different places. I was told that as long as they are all close in age, within a week, they would all be fine together in one brooder. So far, no problems. 3 were from a first time hatcher, 2 from an experienced breeder and 6 from a excessive order from Mt. Healthy. No health issues yet either. (..knock on wood..)
     

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