mamma chickens?????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Lurkeygirl2011, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. Lurkeygirl2011

    Lurkeygirl2011 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just had two of my chickens hatch out chicks. They have been nesting in the long grass... I am surprised the fox that has been lurking around has not gotten them already.

    I want to move them to a safe place because I don't want to lose the only two hens I have that go broody, and all their chicks. Can I put the two mammas and their babies in the same pen??? Will they get along and not pick on each other's chicks? I don't really have the facilities to put them each in a separate place with food and water.
     
  2. NottinghamChicks

    NottinghamChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mommas and babies should be fine together. Lots of folks have multiple mommas/hatches and they say they share duties more often than not.
     

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