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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by newmarch2014, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. newmarch2014

    newmarch2014 Songster

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    I bought 7 chicks from the feed store last week, chicken math dictated I get 4 more from same feed store (bantam polish need bigger posse to hang with for protection) is there any reason not to add them immediately to brooder?
     

  2. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Songster

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    I have added together immediatly when i have done this before.
    As long as from the same place i wouldnt expect a problem.
     
  3. rosemarythyme

    rosemarythyme Crowing

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    By getting them all from the same place they should've been exposed to the same conditions so it should be safe.

    And as long as they're all still young there shouldn't be an issue integrating them. Chicks don't have the social structure yet to really have integration issues as long as there's enough space and resources for them all.
     
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  4. newmarch2014

    newmarch2014 Songster

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    Thanks both of you. I suspected, but was afraid I was missing something.
     
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