Separating 3 week old peeps

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chefgian, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. chefgian

    chefgian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some three week old peeps that I would like to sell, but Mama gets very stressed when I try to take them from her. Will it be detrimental to take them too soon? How long should I leave them with her? This is her first clutch and she does not want to let them go...help! Also, how long can I expect it to take her to go broody again?
     
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I would just take the chicks. She will get over it.
     
  3. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

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    Quote:Yep.
     
  4. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes put some gloves on and take them from her and she will not like it at all but OH WELL!

    [​IMG] to the BYC
     
    Last edited: Nov 11, 2011

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