One Weeker with Two Weekers

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Candimom, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. Candimom

    Candimom Out Of The Brooder

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    I just picked up 5 chicks today and brought them home. The 2 weekers are doing fine, but the 1 weeker is getting trampled on as he tries to sleep under the light, and also is trying to crawl underneath the older ones. Should I separate it, or just let it figure it out?

    TIA!!
     
  2. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is just one of the 1 week old chicks? I would seperate. It just makes it easier to seperate them if they have friends to keep them warm. You can put a stuffed animal in there to keep it company when you seperate and so it can snuggle up to it under the light.
     

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