HELP!!! chick laying on floor of incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ebinion, May 25, 2016.

  1. ebinion

    ebinion Out Of The Brooder

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    my hen left her nest with one chick still trying to hatch. I put it in my Brinsea mini and it has hatched but is still laying on the floor chirping and moving around but not getting up. how long should it lay there before it gets up.

    thanks
     
  2. 3 chicks farm

    3 chicks farm Just Hatched

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    Unfortunately it may never get up and that's why mama hen left it. They know better than us. Good luck hope it turns out ok
     
  3. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    One of my turkeys laid and slept for a full day before even trying to stand. There may be hope yet.
     

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