Advise Please! Hatched Chicks KNOCKING Other Eggs in Bator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Morning_Song, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. jammyjammy2112

    jammyjammy2112 Songster

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    i took mine out when they where a minute old there all a month and a week old now
     
  2. millielynn

    millielynn In the Brooder

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    Mine are doing well. I'm just trying to figure out the boys and girls. The wings are so hard to hold open.
     
  3. Rotorranch

    Rotorranch In the Brooder

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    The best way to tell is to "go in manually" through the vent. Can be 90-95% accurate.

    I just don't know what I'm looking for in there!
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    I do it the tried and true way... put them in the coop, and let them sort it out for themselves! You'll know what's what in 6-8 weeks! LOL

    Rotor
     
  4. rachmickmurphy

    rachmickmurphy Chirping

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    The vent method should only be done by someone with experience slight pressure is applied to the abdominals. I don't reccomend trying this unless have an expert to guide you. You can damage your chicks.
     
  5. millielynn

    millielynn In the Brooder

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    I have read about that but I'll just have to wait. ;)
     
  6. Rotorranch

    Rotorranch In the Brooder

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    I totally agree... that's something I have not, and will not try at this point. As I said, I just put em out and see what develops.
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    Rotor
     

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