Question About When to Add….

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BettyR, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My baby chicks were hatched April 16th; I got a call from Ideal this morning telling me that my Guinea fowl will be ready to ship on May 28th.

    I plan to move the chicks (who will be 1-1/2 months old by then) to the chicken coop so I will have the brooder free for the Guineas. How old should the Guineas be before I move them in with the chickens?

    Or should I move the brooder into the chicken coop so that the hens will be used to the Guineas and vise-versa?
     
  2. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bumping hoping someone will know the answer to my question.
     
  3. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    Hey Betty ... I'm getting Guineas with my chicks (from Ideal) in about three weeks.

    I can't answer your question but I suggest you go the top of the page and use the Search function ... type in "Guinea" and you should get some great threads that answer your question.
     
  4. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you Chirpy; I'll do that.

    Betty
     

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