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Advise wanted... update..

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BlackWatchLady, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. BlackWatchLady

    BlackWatchLady Songster

    Mar 22, 2010
    never mind, [​IMG] It past away last night...

    We let a broody hen, (our first one ever) incubate 13 eggs (she chose to, we just moved her in out of the woods)

    9 of them hatched out Wed night, and a 10th today... the 10th is decidedly at a disadvantage being weaker. Momma also stepped on it.. ( I was watching, she decided to "feed" them and it was under her as she moved....)
    Should I go ahead and bring that one in and put it under a brooder lamp and raise it away from the others? or just let it be???
    I have the means to bring it in the house in a chinchilla cage with a brooder lamp etc....
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2010

  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I would just let it be. It will catch up.
  3. lauralou

    lauralou Songster

    Dec 10, 2007
    Central Virginia
    I agree.
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Bring it in until it gets stronger (24 hours or so) then put it back under the hen at night.

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