When can put more chicks with the ones we have now?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Mommysongbird, May 21, 2011.

  1. Mommysongbird

    Mommysongbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2011
    Small Town, Virginia
    Our chicks will be 6 weeks old on Monday. I know that we have at least 4 roos now (maybe 1 more) and we will be getting rid of them on Craig's List or somewhere and that would leave us with 5-6 (depending on the last one) chicks, all hens. When would be a good time to hatch some more chicks and put with these?

    The 6 week olds are not in the coop yet because it is not finished yet, but they are desperate to go outside. Should we wait a few months or start right away??

    Not sure that we will before next year, but I was just trying to get an idea of when it would be better or worse?

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