Hatching eggs....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DuckDuckPing, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. DuckDuckPing

    DuckDuckPing Out Of The Brooder

    We have a chicken who is sitting on a combo of duck and chicken eggs. The chicken eggs hatched yesterday, the duck eggs have another 6 days to go. We have an incubator ready to finish off the duck eggs. Any advice on how to go about this? She has yet to come out with the baby chickens so we havent yet had the chance to remove the duck eggs.
     
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    some hens are willing to sit on them longer. if she wont , put it in the incubator.
     
  3. DuckDuckPing

    DuckDuckPing Out Of The Brooder

    will the chicks then die because she is not taking them out and bout to eat and drink?
     
  4. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put small waterer (for baby chickens) and food near the mother. they have been fine !
     
  5. DuckDuckPing

    DuckDuckPing Out Of The Brooder

    Will she react poorly if I remove the duck eggs now the chicks have hatched?
     
  6. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no she will be ok no damage there !
     

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