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do i leave the babies

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by wlz77, Jul 15, 2007.

  1. wlz77

    wlz77 Out Of The Brooder

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    my chickens hatched 2 eggs do i leave the babies with them? what better to do?
     
  2. alex

    alex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes you should leave them to the mother. . .because if you take them away...the mother chicken will be really sad!

    alex
     
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    If everyone is getting along, I would leave them with her. She will do a great job raiseing them....and watching momma with babies is so relaxing.
     
  4. Rooster01

    Rooster01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would keep them with her as long as she keeps them warm and safe.
     
  5. FarmerDenise

    FarmerDenise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would definitely leave them with momma hen. It is much easier on you, she is the perfect temperature to keep them warm and teaches them all kinds of cool things. You would also be able to let them out much sooner, since Momma will look after them.
    My hen raised chicks seem to be smarter and healthier then the ones raised by us.
     
  6. wlz77

    wlz77 Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you so much we removed them but we have put them back now and there so happy and doing so well thank you all
     

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