Getting more chicks!! How long to quarantine?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by AUChick9202, May 11, 2011.

  1. AUChick9202

    AUChick9202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Getting one (maybe two [​IMG] ) more chicks to replace the surprise roo I got....love how that chicken math works [​IMG] They are approximately the same age as the chicks I have now, but how long should I quarantine them?

    Thanks!
     
  2. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    How old are they and where are they coming from?

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  3. AUChick9202

    AUChick9202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    4 to 5 weeks...from a farmer in the next town....
     
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    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    I would say a week at the least but I would keep separate for 2 weeks or so.

    You can't get just 1 or 2 chicks they Both might be Roosters.... Lol You should get 5-6 to make sure your getting enough chickens. Chicken math is wonderful isn't it? What breed are they?

    Nate
     
  5. AUChick9202

    AUChick9202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Nate for the advice! Here are my two newest babies....once again they are supposed to be both female, but I have heard that before. So now I am up to 6 chickens....chicken math is BAD! I couldn't bring home just one....she would be lonely in the separate brooder all by herself LOL

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