introducing chicks to chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by atr04screw, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. atr04screw

    atr04screw Out Of The Brooder

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    I have some little chicks, 4 plymouth rocks and 1 blue cochin, and they are about 2 weeks old. In about a week or two, a friend is going to bring me some week old chicks for me to raise for him. Do I have to worry about the bigger ones picking on the little ones?
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    I would definitely keep on eye on the new babies being introduced. I have heard that you can safely introduce new babies when the original ones are still 2 weeks old, as about this time the pecking order is starting to be established. [​IMG]
     

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