socializing 2 breeds, dif. age together

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by timbit, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. timbit

    timbit New Egg

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    I have 6 golden lace @ about 2wks old, and 6 americana @ about 1wk. How long should I wait to put them together in the same brooder?
     
  2. heybarb

    heybarb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am really new to this too, but I was told to put ours together now. We have 4 mixed pullets and 2 cochin about 2 weeks old and 2 Old English Silkies that are days old. They did fine yesterday and last nite. No problems at all.
     
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  3. Apyl

    Apyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would put them together right away. The longer you wait the harder the older chicks will be on the newer chicks.
     
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