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how long should i keep my chicks in the incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pinkbabyhall, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. pinkbabyhall

    pinkbabyhall Out Of The Brooder

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    my 3 chicks have been in the incubator for about 24 hours. should i wait for the 2 other eggs to hatch ,that have already piped and are peeping, and then put all the chicks in the brooder?
     
  2. chickenlickin8

    chickenlickin8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I pull my chicks once they are dry and transfer them to the brooder. Good Luck!
     
    Last edited: Feb 26, 2012
  3. Fly Be Free

    Fly Be Free Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I plan on doing this too unless there are others hatching closely behind it. I don't want to leave it in there for two days or more. I think the reason most wait it out is when they're all hatching closely and they don't want to change the humidity and the temps for the pending hatches.
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't remove mine if others are pipping unless it has been two days. Then I make sure the room is warmed up so when I take the chicks out, the temp won't drastically dropped. Good luck. :thumbsup
     
  5. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2... and welcome [​IMG]
     

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