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Baby chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by alinaaaaa, May 26, 2016.

  1. alinaaaaa

    alinaaaaa Just Hatched

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    Hey so my baby chicks hatched yesterday and I know u can't touch them but I really wanna hold them could I use latex gloves to hold them or is tht bad
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Why can't you touch them? As long as you are raising them, I don't see anything wrong with picking them up and cuddling them. Just be gentle.[​IMG]
     
  3. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already from Mountain Peeps, so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. alinaaaaa

    alinaaaaa Just Hatched

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    Oh but I thought that as soon as they hatch n a few days after they hatch your not allowed to hold n cuddle Them with your bare hands bc of the oil or watever sorry for my miss spelled words lol
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    There isn't much danger in touching them after they hatch. It is true that oil from your hands can rub off on them, but it shouldn't harm them as long as your hands are decently clean.
     

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