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How long should you keep the chicks in the bator after they hatch??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by steffpeck, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    I have 2 little cochins that have hatched, one hatched around 3:00 today and the other around 7:00. When is it safe to move them to the brooder?
     
  2. speedabug

    speedabug Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Move them when they are all dry and fluffy. Have a light ready for them and they should be find. Good Luck little chicks.[​IMG]
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I always leave mine til the hatch is finished with the rest of the chicks....I don't open the bator...
     
  4. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    Thanks!
     
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Just make sure they have plenty of air, while waiting for the rest to hatch. [​IMG]
     

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