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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ftfarmer22, May 14, 2016.

  1. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! I have decided to make a thread helping all chicken farmers out with ANY questions they may have. We can help with just about anything having to do with raising chicks/chickens, whether it be health, breed, gender, etc. We guarantee speedy replies to help you with emergency health issues or injuries. Feel free to ask lots of questions! :)
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Mind if I help out? I know some stuff in this "field":)
     
  3. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure!
     
  4. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Thanks :)
     
  5. omix5

    omix5 New Egg

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    Our Mom chicken just had her first chick. She was born today.
    Does the Mom chicken provide all her needs and if so
    for how long?

    Thank you so much for your help
     
  6. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes for the first two days she is fine just with her momma but by the third day she'll need food and water and if you want momma to just raise her on her own the natural way she will need momma for about 4 weeks and then she'll be ready to go on her own without a heat lamp. Hope this helps!:)
     
  7. lisabill

    lisabill New Egg

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    I just purchased 14 babies, at what point do I add them in with my older birds?
     
  8. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    How
    how old are they? (New chickens and older ones)
     
  9. lisabill

    lisabill New Egg

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    16 months
    6 days old
     
  10. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Once the young ones are around6-8 weeks old should be good to introduce them :)
     
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