is 1 1/2 weeks too old for new day olds???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Rebel Chicken, Mar 30, 2008.

  1. Rebel Chicken

    Rebel Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got three 1 1/2 week old Polish chicks. I want to get some banties tomorrow, but I'm afraid the Polish chicks will hurt my newbies. Should I wait or use another brooder?
     
  2. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just my opinion, but I would supervise them and put them together. Polish are so mild, and 1.5 weeks isn't that big of a spread, I would think your chances for success would be high.
     
  3. Rebel Chicken

    Rebel Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh good! Thanks
     
  4. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would love to hear how it goes.
     
  5. sclanimals

    sclanimals Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do it all the time with no problems at all. Go for it!
     
  6. crysmom

    crysmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had good success combining 2 week old bantams with my newly hatched standard chicks. Just makes sure the new ones are eating and drinking well

    Crystal
     

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