First chixk hatched ever

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lilmidtown, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. lilmidtown

    lilmidtown Out Of The Brooder

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    There two other eggs in the bator with hatched chick 1 pipped one not how long do i let the chick stay in there
     
  2. RoosterJuice

    RoosterJuice Out Of The Brooder

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    Don't rushing taking it out, remove it when it is dry and stable. People have different methods, some people will add a piece of wet, warm paper towel to the incubator at the same time they are snatching the chick out to compensate for the lost humidity. Congratulations!
     
  3. Jennn27

    Jennn27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always wait until the hatchlings are mostly dry, then put them in the brooder under a heat lamp. If I grab it quickly, and replace the lid quickly, the humidity level isn't affected enough to make a difference. But, yeah, if you are worried you can place a wet sponge in there as you're removing the new chick.
     
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  4. lilmidtown

    lilmidtown Out Of The Brooder

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    Do i dip its beak in water right away
     
  5. lilmidtown

    lilmidtown Out Of The Brooder

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    It's still in the incubator the other ones hatching so ill wait till it comes out and put them in brooder
     

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