meat birds with layers?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by homesteadinmama, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. homesteadinmama

    homesteadinmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2011
    I got several cornish cross chicks with my chick order, but they are way bigger than the rest. I am worried they will pick on the littler ones. Any advice on whether to separate them or not? Thanks!
  2. McKenley5

    McKenley5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 9, 2011
    I wouldn't worry about it unless you notice a large amount of harassment, or if one is actually injured.

    I just put some new chicks from TSC in the brooder with my 3 week olds and they are getting along just fine. It is kind of funny to see the tiny ones snuggle against the larger ones. They are like protective older siblings.

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