Full grown Bantams w/6wk chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickenfever, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. chickenfever

    chickenfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried to search for info first and couldn't find anything. I have 6 wk old standard size chicks. I want to get some egg laying age bantams. Since they will be about the same size, do you think they would get along OK? I'm going to look on C.L. for chickens. How long for quarantine? About 4 wks?
     
  2. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    I have broodies who kick their babies away at 6 weeks. the babies do fine. They will stick to themselves and eventually establish their place in the pecking order, but they should be fine.

    They recommend 4-6 weeks for quarantine.

    Edited b/c my fingers were on the wrong keys.
     
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2008

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