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First hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by taylamiller1, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. taylamiller1

    taylamiller1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok so first chick has hatched just wondering do they just sleep once they get out or is it a sign that they are weak here is a video of it
     
  2. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They sleep a lot!!!!
     
  3. taylamiller1

    taylamiller1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thanks this is my first hatch just making sure everything's ok how kind ruffly does it take for them to dry
     
  4. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL. They are funny...They be walking and chirping then just do a faceplant and sleep.. Scared the crud outta me at first, was told it was normal...Funny to watch
     
  5. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    figure 8-12 hours til they are dry... I got one that's pipped now, figure I'll stay up for awhile to make sure it gets out then go on to bed and leave it be..
     
  6. taylamiller1

    taylamiller1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I've had one hatch another just about out and another pip
     
  7. Ariel188

    Ariel188 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah that is scary as well as their first time sun bathing where they look dead. I have had people over and be like OMG your chicken, and i say no they do that all the time, lol. Scared me the first time too though, hahah.
     

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