Hi new member here. I've also got a question

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by AmandaToole, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. AmandaToole

    AmandaToole New Egg

    Apr 11, 2017
    I have a question. I'm new to incubating and my first batch is hatching. I had 2 chicks hatch and was doing fine like chirping and stumbling around and stuff. Well I believe it was the 2nd chick that hatched out and within a few hrs later I checked on them and that one was dead.. can anyone tell what could of possibly happened to it
  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under AmandaToole [​IMG] Welcome!

    I am sorry for your loss. I am also sorry that I have no incubator experience, only hatches under a broody hen. I recommend you try posting your question on this forum: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/5/incubating-hatching-eggs

    Good luck with the rest of the hatch.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.
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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC but sorry to hear that your chick did not make it. Teila has given you the best link to post on for the best advice.

    Best wishes
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  4. ninjawesome

    ninjawesome Currently being awesome Premium Member

    Jun 4, 2015
    Wild, Wild West
    Hi there and [​IMG] ! We are glad you could join us!

    Sorry to hear about that chick - Teila's comment will help you out.
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture

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