Baby Call hatched need advice

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  1. Bantymama

    Bantymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A while back i got a pair of calls, she laid one egg the day after i got her and then stopped. Well i had a broody banty and put the egg under her and it hatched today. So cute. Will my banty raise it ok or should i take it away. If i take it i will have to go to the feed store and see if they have a buddy for it which im afraid they will be 3 to 4 times its size. I do have some chicks that are 2 and 3 days old, would it work to put it with them. I'm really hoping to leave it with the banty. What do you all think.
     
  2. Scott

    Scott Ozark Bantams

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    You can do either. The bantam hen will raise it as hers just fine. My adult call ducks were hatched and raised by a bantam cochin.
     
  3. Bantymama

    Bantymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the quick response. I will leave baby with the banty and see how it goes. As soon as i can get a pic i will post it. Again thanks.
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep gotta see that pic. [​IMG]
     
  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:nice new avatar Scott!!
     
  6. Scott

    Scott Ozark Bantams

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    Quote:nice new avatar Scott!!

    Thanks! So many people told me that I looked angry in that other photo that I started to believe them. [​IMG]
     
  7. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:nice new avatar Scott!!

    Thanks! So many people told me that I looked angry in that other photo that I started to believe them. [​IMG]

    Is this you in the avatar?? you hot thing you! wooo-woooo
     

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