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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by clavesd, Mar 11, 2011.
I just had 4 baby chciks hatch. How long do I wait before removing them from underneath mother hen?
There really isn't a reason to remove them. My mama hen raised her chicks in the coop with the rest of the chickens. They are now 6 weeks old and full fledged members of the flock. I have another broody setting a clutch in the coop now. Barring unforseen complications, she will raise them in the coop, just like her sister did.