Will mom miss her chicks when I sell them

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Horsetime, May 22, 2019.

  1. Horsetime

    Horsetime Hatching

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    My silkie chicks are 2 to 3 weeks old right now. They are still in a private coop with their two moms who still care for them and sit on them. I'm selling most of them tommorow. Will the moms be upset? It's just a stupid question. When they were first born I removed moms to take pics and them moms went ballistic.
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Puppy Dreaming

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    The mom will miss them. As long as you leave her some she will adjust.
     
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  3. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Well the thing is they are not weaned from Momma and those chicks will peep themselves into a tizzy trying to find Momma.
     
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  4. It’s best to wait until the hen is done raising them. Otherwise both the mother and the chicks will be very upset.
     
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