should I move hens and chicks?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by loves2garden, May 28, 2010.

  1. loves2garden

    loves2garden New Egg

    Dec 6, 2009
    Hi all I am new to hatching. I have 6 broody buff orpington hens. Have had several dead babies, but now I have 2 with one and 1 with another. They are all in with all my chickens. My question is should I move the babys and mommies to another house? or will they be ok with three roosters and other hens?
  2. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2009
    I am keeping each of my hens with chicks separate from the others to avoid the risk of fighting.

    Do you know why your chicks died? Do you think they may have been attacked by the other chickens?

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