i need help! please! any experts on chicks!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by larps1234, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. larps1234

    larps1234 Chirping

    Nov 19, 2012
    Miami, Florida
    My Coop
    i have a 2 week old serama. she is so sweet!, at least to me... i also have 2 newborn olandsk dwarf chicks. i need to put them in the same brooder, but i dont trust the serama. what should i do? is there any way to train the serama to not peck at the babys? they are now in the incubator as i ask for help.

  2. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Crowing

    Mar 3, 2012
    Depending on the size of the brooder I would put a divider in the middle so the Serama cant peck the newly hatched chick. I did this when I had day olds and I had one vicious chick called Timeout at the time. I used a screen so the chicks could still see each other.
  3. NYRIR

    NYRIR Songster

    May 13, 2010
    Agree with previous poster. Make a divider where the serama can see them but not harm them. Once they gain more strength, you should be set.
    Good luck.

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