Three weeks old. PIC*

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by avroncotton, Dec 10, 2007.

  1. avroncotton

    avroncotton In the Brooder

    Mar 19, 2007
    Victoria Australia
    I have a mum isolated with her three week old aracuna chick. They both seem keen on getting in with the other girls; should I put them in the main run? BTW There is no rooster.



  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Go ahead, keep an eye on the little one. Every flock has a different dynamic.

    My broody hatches her chicks in with the others and baby doesn't even get looked at before momma goes for the offenders face.
  3. edster951

    edster951 Songster

    anywhere between 3-5 weeks.

    5 weeks is a good time, mother hen is starting to loose the protectiveness by then. al least thats what I've found.

    Even though the chicks and other hens might be OK, the mother can be a bit protective.

    5 weeks was good two times for my flock.
  4. Catalina

    Catalina Songster

    Jul 19, 2007
    What a sweet little chick!
  5. Catalina

    Catalina Songster

    Jul 19, 2007
    Sorry posted twice [​IMG]
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2007
  6. lyndatu

    lyndatu Songster

    Nov 13, 2007
    I love pics of mother hens and their chicks! [​IMG]

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