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Looking for Wyandotte female chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kreisherk, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. kreisherk

    kreisherk Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all,

    I'm new to chicken keeping and am getting 2 Buff Orpingtons and 2 Barred Rock tomorrow from my local feed store. I am also interested in getting 2 or 3 Wyandotte female chicks. I live in the Deland, Florida area and was wondering if anyone knows of day old Wyandotte chicks that will be available on 3/7 or 3/8 in my area? I have only one brooder and want to raise them together. TIA for any help on this
     
  2. kreisherk

    kreisherk Out Of The Brooder

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    Also one more thing...can I raise chicks together that have been separated in age by a couple of days?
     
  3. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes you can raise chicks that are only a week differing in age. You'll want the younger chicks sure footed and vigorous before putting with larger chicks but that doesn't take long, few days.

    There are some Golden Laced Wyandotte in Orlando week old:

    http://orlando.craigslist.org/grd/3646811477.html

    You'll have to ask if pullet or straight run. Also if you let your chicks grow out for few weeks they can be introduced to much older pullets but not full grown. So if you wanted Silver laced or those are striaght run you can keep looking.
     
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2013
  4. kreisherk

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    Thank you Egghead_Jr.!!
     

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