Help newbie and I have had a surprise hatch 2 days after the others and not sure how to introduce to

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ReneeT, Mar 10, 2015.

  1. ReneeT

    ReneeT Hatching

    Mar 10, 2015
    I have had a successful 10 chicks hatch from my bator the first nine day20-21 I have left the last 3 eggs in the bator and have had a chick hatch today day 23 now it's dried off and steady (mostly) on it feet *please note I'm a complete newbie to this* how do I inteoduce the new chick to the rest without them picking on it??im worried and love love good advice
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Congratulations on your new chicks that's a great hatch you have had :celebrate Once the chick is fully fluffed up it will be fine to add straight to the others. I have done this before and all has been fine. They are all of the same age and should be fine.

    Good luck with them and enjoy BYC :frow

    ETA here is a link for some great articles on raising chicks
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2015

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