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Mixing chick sizes and ages?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by smb004, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. smb004

    smb004 Hatching

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    Mar 4, 2008
    Tampa, FL
    I have 6 two week old chicks and the feed store I got them from has some new ones coming in tomorrow.

    Will I have any problems adding the new chicks to the ones I already have? I've only had them for 2 days.
     
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2008
  2. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    oops. nvm. It might be alright... they might be too big. what breeds are they?
     
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2008
  3. smb004

    smb004 Hatching

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    I have right now 4 Black Australorps and 2 Buff Orpington.

    I'm thinking of getting 2 Light Brahmas, Golden Laced Wyandottes and Aracana.

    Do you think the older ones will pick on the new ones?
     
  4. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    they will most likely pick. Do you have a rubbermaid tub to use as a brooder for the younger chicks?
     

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