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From the Incubator to the Brooder

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by WaterFowl209, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. WaterFowl209

    WaterFowl209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey I'd like to get everyone's opinions on how long hatched chickens should stay in the incubator and when can they be placed in the brooder
     
  2. blueeyeddemon

    blueeyeddemon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should stay in the incubator until every single chick has hatched and you know anymore aren't going to.
     
  3. panshovel68

    panshovel68 New Egg

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    So if all eggs hatch on day 21, then all chicks go to brooder on day 21? My last chick just hatched, should I let her dry off before moving them? All six eggs have hatched, 1 on day 20, the remaining five on day 21(today). When should I move them?
     
  4. JanO

    JanO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Give them a day or so. Definitely make sure they are all dry before you move them.
     
  5. panshovel68

    panshovel68 New Egg

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    That's what I will do, thanks.
     

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