First chick is lonely, biting and rolling all the eggs!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by daxter404, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. daxter404

    daxter404 New Egg

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    This is my first time lol. We have six eggs and one hatched 12 hours before the others are peeping. Is it normal for this chick to peck at the holes of other chicks and kick the egss all around the coop as if it was playing soccer? cause to me its so hard to watch.
     
  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Thats normal just make it dark in the hatcher and they will stop doing it cause they can't see [​IMG]
     
  3. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah mine do that a lot and its gets annoying. make it dark. they'll think it's nighttime and get very sleepy
     
  4. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Ditto turn off light until others have hatched
    Michele
     

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