1. Come check out hundreds of awesome coop pages (and a few that need suggestions) in our 2018 Coop Rating Project!

Mixing chicks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CoreyW, Sep 20, 2016.

  1. CoreyW

    CoreyW Hatching

    Sep 20, 2016
    I purchased some Bantams from our TSC up the road back in March. They have all come along wonderfully. 2 of my hens have nested and hatched their first broods. There is about 2 weeks difference in the age. My question is can I mix them and the hens in my brooder house, should I remove the hens or not mix them at all? Thanks

  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens
  5. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    Hang on - so the bantam chicks you got in March, that part I get. Could you clarify the part about the broody hens? Do you mean the hens chicks are within two weeks of the bantam chicks? What about the broody hens; are those your only chickens or are they just the only ones in that area? How much space are we talking here? I think we'll need a bit more detail so we can better help you.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by