Integration of our new chick

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by desertgirl, May 17, 2009.

  1. desertgirl

    desertgirl Roo Magnet

    Mar 29, 2009
    Picking up a 1 day old BR the day after tomarrow. I have the little brooder set up next to the other crate (where my two 6 week old silkies are). I will be getting 3 more chicks in a couple of weeks. Will it be ok to have all of the little ones together (age difference approx 2.5 weeks).?

    They will be out with a heat lamp, always in eye shot of the silkies. Should I just use size as a guide to begin introductions?[​IMG]
    Last edited: May 17, 2009
  2. LilbitChicken

    LilbitChicken Songster

    May 5, 2009
    HUm, We are new to the chicken family....we have some week old chicks with our 2 week old chicks...[​IMG] BUT we have to watch and listen always....( there is one weaker) ...but they mostly just get along![​IMG]

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