Quick Question

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by katietoad88, May 24, 2012.

  1. katietoad88

    katietoad88 Hatching

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    A raccon got to my babies sunday night. There is only 2 chickens left, but 3 ducks and a turkey as well. Will the chicks be ok or should I find a couple more for company?
     
  2. Firefighter Chick

    Firefighter Chick Songster

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    What are the ages of the remaining chickens/chicks? If the chicks are a few days old, I'd say go get more. If older, you may want to wait unless you can separate them while they brood and introduce them when they're larger. I think chickens are happier in numbers so the more the merrier.
     
  3. katietoad88

    katietoad88 Hatching

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    They are about 4 to 5 weeks old
     

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