single BB Red Bantam chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by plester01, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. plester01

    plester01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]I was wondering when I should put my single chick in with my 2 hens and 1 rooster. My chick is only 2 weeks old. I know that now is too soo:jumpyn.
     
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  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Well... since it is a single chick, I would introduce them at about 2-3 months and not let them stay together till it is about 4-5 months old and can hold her own... if it is a her * crosses fingers*
     
  3. plester01

    plester01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do not know much about chickens. This is my first time raising them. But my 2 weeks old baby is developing a comb, has alot of feathers and I see one small dot on each leg where if it is a rooster it would grow its spurs. I hope that this is not an indication that this is a rooster. It has become so attached to me (I guess because it is a single chick) that I would hate to have to find it a new home.
     
  4. plester01

    plester01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also heard that if there is only one row of feathers that it his a hen. My baby only has one row of feathers. What do you think? Is that true?[​IMG]
     

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