Opinions wanted on mixing hens and young chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Oneacre Homestead, Mar 17, 2012.

  1. Oneacre Homestead

    Oneacre Homestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I've got a broody RIR and I'm going to put some day olds with her on Monday. I have a Cochin bantam with six four weeks olds, too. My chickens all get along, so far.
    Do y'all think I can put the RiR in with the Cochin and the little ones?
    I am running out of runs. I could make yet another one, but it will take some doing or be pretty small. Thanks!!!
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    It could work but be prepared for the possibility of raising the chicks on your own if she rejects them
     

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