When can chicks leave their mother?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Aleisha, May 18, 2011.

  1. Aleisha

    Aleisha Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 4, 2010
    Southern Indiana
    Our silkie hatched some adopted fertile eggs that were give to us by a friend. At what age can the chicks be taken from the silkie and sent to their new home?

  2. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    They really could leave at anytime. Just make sure the new home they are going to has a brooder with heat lamps ready for them.
  3. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2011
    southern nh

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