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5 new babies, ? mom take care of showing them water/food

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Wyogirl, Apr 30, 2011.

  1. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im a brand new gma of 5 babies with 4 to go. They are in a small cage, see pic, with their mom. When and can i let them out and also does the hen lead them to water?? or do I help????

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  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    storminstaffs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the broody will do all the work
     
  4. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THANK YOU, I'm a nervous wreck!! [​IMG] I have been checking the babes every 2 hrs or so, they have fresh water and are inside the coop where its warm, we have snow here and wind:tongue. I need to buy chick starter so am on my way to town, hate to leave them LOL. They are in a box with sides should i cut one side down so they can get in and out????
     

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