24 and 12 hours old

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Crazy Rooster, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. Crazy Rooster

    Crazy Rooster Out Of The Brooder

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    have 7 babies that are only 24 and 12 hrs old and in the brooder with one being 3hrs old when should i introduce them to water and food
     
  2. critterranch

    critterranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i second i take them out of hatcher when they are fluffy i dip there beak in water once . then they how how to do the rest. so now is good.
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I leave mine in the incubator until they are fluffed up dry and running around in the 'bator. Usually 24 hours. I don't take 'em out if another egg has pipped or zipped, though, because that could "shrink wrap" the not-yet-hatched chick(s).

    But as soon as I put the hatchlings into the brooder, I have water and feed ready for 'em. They get their beaks dunked into water right away. They generally find their own feed by themselves. [​IMG]
     
  4. Crazy Rooster

    Crazy Rooster Out Of The Brooder

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    yea made sure no more were hatching first thanks
     

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