Chick hatching as we speak!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by asfalothgem, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. asfalothgem

    asfalothgem Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok a chick is hatching right now!!! We have 4 more to follow but i have no way to be sure they are fertile but even one is making me happy. We are taking the chicks from the mother who is duck (yes she sat chicken eggs) How warm do we need to keep their home??? We are going to get chick starter right now because they momma is so protective she hisses and we can't watch the baby hatch. So any thing else we need to get? I have a waterer and a feeder and a heat lamp already
     
  2. Keisha

    Keisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratz thats very exciting!! I couldnt tell you about the temp, i raised so many chicks the past monthes, and i cant even remember.. You have to keep raising the light in the incubator, so that the heat goes down 5 degrees every week though.
     

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