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Mixing chicks

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

  1. CoreyW

    CoreyW New Egg

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    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
     
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  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.
     

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