new chicks on a new farm

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by farmersam, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. farmersam

    farmersam New Egg

    Apr 22, 2011
    we have had chickens for about a year. Red ones, white ones, brown ones, mini flewers, and brown and white ones. We have gotten ckickens from different sources. about a week ago we had 10 chicks hatch. we isolated the mom and chicks in fear that they would be killed. we have two roosters one dom. and one with his comb pecked off. is it safe to let the mother and her chicks loose with the rest of the flock?
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010
    Hi Farmersam - Welcome to BYC. I would suggest keeping mom and the babies separated for at least another month to allow them to get a good start and grow enough to be able to defend themselves if the rooster try to attack them.

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