Help with newborn hatchling

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by jaybud, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. jaybud

    jaybud Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I have a newborn hatchling today and had to separate from momma hen from pecking. Momma still laying on other eggs but was worried she might be getting aggressive still with eggs. Should I or shouldn't it separate chick for concern.[​IMG]
     
  2. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there! I say if you see the hen exhibit an ounce of aggressive behavior, separate it, and if she does the same to the new babies, I would separate them as well. Once the babies are hatched and if she is treating them well, I would slip the other under her at nighttime. Good luck with them!:)
     
  3. jaybud

    jaybud Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I slipped the little one back with momma and now there r 2 chicks and she is doing good with Them. She's showing them how to eat and drink. Thanks everyone for ur replies and info.
     
  4. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    I am glad all is going well! Congrats on a successful:celebrate hatch!:celebrate
     
  5. Aringr

    Aringr Just Hatched

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    i would seperate
     

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