will setting hen accept week-old chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by frankenchick, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. frankenchick

    frankenchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've put day-olds under my hens, but the chicks I can get at Soldans are nine days old.

    Will my hen accept them?
     
  2. melissastraka

    melissastraka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
    Hoquiam, WA
    wow, i dont know...that is a great question. [​IMG]
     
  3. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    AR
    I would worry if the chicks would accept the hen. Sometimes if chicks are hand raised they will be afraid of the hen. I would watch them close. Good luck.
     

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