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Where do I put my sons chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by big guy, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. big guy

    big guy Hatching

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    My son currently has 5 hens about 2 years old still laying about 28 - 35 eggs per week. He now has 14 chicks that need to be moved. He is out of town so it becomes my problem. Is is possible to put the chicks in with the old hens?

    The chicks are crowded in the brooder. I just had to remove two because they were getting pecked (bloody backs).
     
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    How old are they?
     
  3. big guy

    big guy Hatching

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    They must be about 8 weeks old. full feathers and such. About the size of a Bantam but they are all sorts for breeds.
     

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