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Help ; Introducing my 2 week old chick to days old chick?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Kawie, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. Kawie

    Kawie In the Brooder

    Apr 16, 2016
    Hi there!

    One of my chick hatched to week ago but he was the only one out of 3 eggs to hatch. Since then , he has been alone in the brooder with lot of affection and stuff to do ( I gave him a mirror , some baby perch .. ).

    Three days ago , I had 2 other little chicks that hatched. They're pretty small , but they go along just fine and they're healthy.

    I want to put them together since I only have one brooder and other chicks are being hatched.

    The only problem , my older one always peck at the little one when I try to introduce them. I fear he might hurt them since they're way smaller. Maybe because he was alone for the first two week of is life , he turn out to be not very social?

    Do any of you have any idea or suggestion ?

    Thank you! [​IMG]

  2. TLWR

    TLWR Songster

    Jul 10, 2010
    southern AL
    divide the brooder with something they can see through for a few days before trying to combine them entirely

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