Mixing different aged chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Pele, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. Pele

    Pele Songster

    Feb 25, 2011
    Hi all,

    So I have no idea how the hatchery did it, but I believe that they have given me a male golden sex-link with my three females. Fortunately they have a guarentee on gender for these birds, which I intend to take advantage of, and pick up two (I don't want to raise one by itself and have it get lonely).

    My question is: can I put the new babies in the same brooder as my 1 month olds, or will they get bullied and trampled? I could wait until the current batch is settled into their coop, but of course really want to get my new ones asap so they'll have the summer to settle in.

    Please let me know what I should do, o sage chicken owners! [​IMG]
  2. jmmre31

    jmmre31 Chirping

    Feb 5, 2011
    Front Royal
    I'm curious too. There is a very good chance I will get another set of chicks, and they will be 4-6 weeks apart!
  3. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

    Dec 1, 2010
    Owasso, Oklahoma
    I mix the ages around 1-4 weeks old and they are get along great!


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