Quarentine New Chicks??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by r00stercogburn, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. r00stercogburn

    r00stercogburn Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new at this so I hope this is not a stupid question [​IMG]
    I have 6 chicks that I got from my pet chicken - they are now 2 weeks old.
    Yesterday I purchased 9 more 2 week old chicks from a nice man here in Georgia.
    Do I need to keep the 2 groups separate and if so for how long?
    any advice would be greatly appreciated:jumpy
     
  2. mxer

    mxer Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, definitely quarantine. As with any new birds you should always quarantine for at least a week.
     
  3. r00stercogburn

    r00stercogburn Out Of The Brooder

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    great, I will do it!
    thank you so much for your reply!!
     

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