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Putting 6 bantams with 30 large breed chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 4stakes, Feb 28, 2015.

  1. 4stakes

    4stakes Songster

    Dec 14, 2012
    Baileyville, IL
    We need some advice on putting Colunbian Rock Bamtams with Large Breed chicks. Bantams are 2 weeks old. The Large breeds are 9 Orps, 10 EE, 7 Sexlinks are 2 weeks old and 5 RIR are 3 weeks old. Just got the Bantams today. Would they be ok if we put them with the others? Thanks on any info.

  2. RileyCalanchini

    RileyCalanchini Chirping

    Mar 26, 2014
    I raised my bantams with the large breed chick's so that they would be used to each other! I think that it's important that you do, because when they get older, they might pick on each other if you put them together. It shouldn't hurt. Just watch them carefully! :)
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    If you have LOTS of space and a place for the newbies to hide if needed...it would probably work out.

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