Will one week old chicks fight with day old chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chiklee, Mar 12, 2014.

  1. chiklee

    chiklee Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a batch of chicks coming at the end of the week.. I got a batch on Monday. So their will be a week difference in their age. Can I put them in the same brooder with out them fighting ?
  2. SIMZ

    SIMZ Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 29, 2011
    Northwest Indiana
    It should be fine. I do that quite a bit without problems. Make sure the newest chicks are strong on their feet, but that age difference shouldn't be a problem. The older chicks will help the little guys figure out what to do, too!
  3. chiklee

    chiklee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank for your help advice I will do that for sure.

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