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hen killing chicks HELP !!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by natchlaly, Jul 2, 2007.

  1. natchlaly

    natchlaly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hen attacked 2 chicks while in the egg n killed them 1 hatched n she killed it why she looked after her last cluth what do i do?
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    If you have an incubator, I would take the remaining eggs away. She may know something you dont know....maybe there is something wrong with the chicks? Either way....take the remaining eggs away, and hatch them out yourself. Might be the only way to save the rest.
     
  3. natchlaly

    natchlaly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no incubator but have used an old fish tank and spot light, fluffy sadly died but out of the remaining 8 eggs 4 hatched are feeding n drinking and look great thanks
     

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