New baby...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ChickenCrazy09, Mar 17, 2011.

  1. ChickenCrazy09

    ChickenCrazy09 Out Of The Brooder

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    I "adopted" a new chick that is about two weeks old.. because of the sudenness I didnt have time to prepare a box for it so I put it in with my current babies..I know this is not desired because of disease but would it be ok for the night or do I need to put together another brooder tonight?
     
  2. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unless there is a reason you would suspect some kind of health issue, I think it would be okay.
     
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    ChickenCrazy09 Out Of The Brooder

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    The "only" concern I have is that she had 1 chick and not two which is wierd because the store that she "bought" them from has a strict two chick policy(so I am wondering what "happened" to the other chick) however this chick looks/acts very healthy and happy so IDK
     
  4. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Baby chicks can die from a number of reasons other than disease, which is why so many BYC members recommend buying more than 2. It is a good thing that your new baby is sharing a brooder. He/she would be pretty unhappy by itself. I say relax and enjoy! [​IMG]
     
  5. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    People often or usually mix young chicks. At any rate they are already together; to me, no reason to separate now.

    Enjoy your chicks!
     
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    ChickenCrazy09 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thank you. I am in love with it and all my chickens..
     
  7. ChickenCrazy09

    ChickenCrazy09 Out Of The Brooder

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    N&MSchroeder :

    Baby chicks can die from a number of reasons other than disease, which is why so many BYC members recommend buying more than 2. It is a good thing that your new baby is sharing a brooder. He/she would be pretty unhappy by itself. I say relax and enjoy! [​IMG]

    Thank you and will do.​
     

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