Should i put 2 months old baby chicks in my flock?????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by amirfarmer, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. amirfarmer

    amirfarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 3 baby chicks.....i want to put them in my flock but i am scared of that will other hens and rooster harm them.....i buyed them from market....what should i do???
     
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have with no problems but I also put a minimum of 10 chicks in at a time. Place them in a cage and put that cage inside the coop to monitor how the hens react to them. If the hens ignore the chicks, they should be fine. Once I turn them loose, I also give the new chicks a box that they can get into but the opening is too small for the hens to follow them in if they are getting too aggressive. Pick them up and put them in the box for a few nights to get them to sleep in there. Put their chick feed in there too.
     
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