Caring for premature hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SilkieCanada, May 20, 2011.

  1. SilkieCanada

    SilkieCanada Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are there any of you with personal experience on how to let a premature (about 4 days) chick survive? He hatched early, no blood, but its a silkie and her skins still pink and Im not sure what to do with her.
     
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    If it hatched, it's not premature. They don't hatch naturally unless they're ready. Just put it in a brooder with food & water, keep it warm, and hope for the best. It will either survive or it won't.
     

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