Introducing chick to Hen

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kellymcvicar, Sep 23, 2014.

  1. kellymcvicar

    kellymcvicar New Egg

    Sep 23, 2014
    Hey everyone
    I have 1 baby naked neck-turken that that I got a few days ago, I was told that my mom Dutch Bantam would take it as she has 4 chicks of her own but when I tried introducing it to her she turned her back at it in disgust, does anyone know any tips of encouraging her to accept it? I have put a brooder up for the chick in the mean time.
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    This often works well if the chick is a day or two old and the mama has no other chicks, or else her other chicks just hatched. I suspect these were too old, and I don't think I would try it again,myself.

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