Duck finally hatched a chicken chick!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by asfalothgem, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. asfalothgem

    asfalothgem In the Brooder

    Sep 2, 2007
    Should i leave this newly hatched chick with her for a while? We want to raise them in a cage because this momma usually leaves the chicks after she hatches them out. So the chick hatched today should i leave it with her, i think more should be on their way.
  2. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

    May 7, 2007
    I don't know the answer to this, but 30 people have viewed this post. Doesn't anyone have an answer?
  3. I would watch her very carefully, she wont take her for a swim will she?
    I would treat this the same as for a stepmum chicken, but hopefully someone else will help here!
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Someone on here a few months back, had a duck hatch chickens. I think they should do just long as there is no water for the chicks to " swim " in. The only thing......chick starter, the medicated kind, is not good for ducks. Maybe the unmedicated...but then the chicks wont get the meds THEY need.
  5. asfalothgem

    asfalothgem In the Brooder

    Sep 2, 2007
    We took the chick and it's inside our house safe and warm!
  6. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    i think if she will not harn it it should be ok until the others hatch and you take them then

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