chick won't chirp

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by big red chicken, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. big red chicken

    big red chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    had a chick to peep 2day but can't chirp. hatched on time, beak opens but nothing comes out.
     
  2. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

    Aug 18, 2008
    It's really early to worry about it - I'm sure you will have a loud and attention hungry bird in no time!
     
  3. big red chicken

    big red chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    An update on my chick, it just past!!!!!! I'm going to give up on hatching eggs and just buy them a day old. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. farmin'chick

    farmin'chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try hatching some baby quail, even if you just want to sell them later. It will boost your confidence!
     
  5. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

    Aug 18, 2008
    'past' as in 'passed'? As in it died?

    I'm sorry to hear that :-/
     
  6. PandoraTaylor

    PandoraTaylor RT Poultry n Things

    Jun 29, 2009
    Alaska
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    I am soo sorry.....

    that is rough....

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  7. chixie

    chixie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
    kountze texas
    I am truely sorry... don't give up on hatching...
     
  8. allanimals21

    allanimals21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't give up hatching...I know it can be really frusterating....Trust me I was gonna give up too. But once you get that first lil baby that makes it you'll never wanna quit! I'm in love with the 4 I hatched this year. Only 4 out of dozens of eggs and many many tries...Don't worry it will work out.
     
  9. ~*Sweet Cheeks*~

    ~*Sweet Cheeks*~ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Olympia Washington
    Go get yourself a broody hen and let her do the work.

    I had a 28 wk old Barred Rock that went broody back in August. She sat on that nest 24/7 and would only get up 1-2 times a day to go eat, drink, and BIG poo. I felt so bad for her because I kept taking the eggs others would lay in her nest because I don't have any roos for fertile eggs.

    I brought home 6 possible eggs from the people I got my first goats from back in October. Candled them and put 4 of the best eggs under her. They all took and hatched out 1 black star (sex link) and 3 brown leghorns. She is the best momma ever. It is a joy to watch her raise her little ones.

    I wouldn't want to do it any other way. I didn't have to worry about the temp or humidity or turning the eggs. My little momma did everything.
     

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