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Mixing chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by brokenhobble, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. brokenhobble

    brokenhobble Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 11 chicks in my brooder that are 3 weeks old, I am hatching as we speak, will it be ok to mix these new chicks with the old chicks or should I get a separate brooder??
     
  2. subhanalah

    subhanalah Overrun With Chickens

    Some people say you can keep them together within three weeks of each other, but I prefer 2 weeks. The big guys will likely trample the little guys. The size difference is pretty significant.
     

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