Two Age Groups of Chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Featherybird, May 14, 2016.

  1. Featherybird

    Featherybird Out Of The Brooder

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    I got two new chicks. The problem is that I am going to put them with my other chicks, who are 6 weeks older. There are roosters in my older chicks, so should I keep the chicks with my older batch of chicks, or separate them until they become big enough?

    Edit: They are about 3 or 2 week age difference, but the new chicks weren't raised on chick starter so they are heavily undersized.
     
    Last edited: May 14, 2016
  2. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    6 weeks is a big difference. You could try them together, but I'd plan to have them separate.
     
  3. Featherybird

    Featherybird Out Of The Brooder

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    I put them together ever since they came, and now they are running together like that have always been siblings.
     

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