help my chicks are a fews days apart

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by beverlyl, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. beverlyl

    beverlyl Out Of The Brooder

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    my chicks are a fews days apart and they are picking on the youngest one that i just put in tonight. what should i do? please help i feel so bad. should i move it?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Keep it isolated and warm somehow until it gets older.
     
  3. addy8

    addy8 Out Of The Brooder

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    I put a plastic produce basket upside down over my newbies. (like strawberries come in at the store) They have a chance to get acquainted without injury, and after a couple of hours I take the basket out. I haven't had any trouble with bullying this way. Keep a close eye on your brooder though, you could cook or chill your basket baby if you're not paying attention.
     
  4. Hoosiermomma

    Hoosiermomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Great idea!~
     
  5. <3<3 I <3 Chickens <3<3

    <3<3 I <3 Chickens <3<3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rub baking powder on all the birds

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