Keeping Baby Chicks With Older Chicks

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by silkie1472, Jan 12, 2017.

  1. silkie1472

    silkie1472 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 silkie chicks that are 1-1.5 weeks old in the brooder right now. In about 3-4 days, I should have another 6-7 silkie chicks hatch. Would these baby chicks be able to live with the larger ones, or will I have to put them in another brooder? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I'd be inclined to keep them separate, at least for the first couple of weeks.
     
  3. silkie1472

    silkie1472 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, Thanks. The bigger chicks do seem a little aggressive, so I think that it would be wise if me to do that.
     

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