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Isolated later hatchling....alone in brooder....comments

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by norxgirl, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. norxgirl

    norxgirl Chirping

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    Two other hatchlings 4 and 5 days old....thought new mom had finished although 10 eggs still unhatched, but she returns at night....found a little one this morning with cross beak, and mom neglecting it, so set it up in brooder....seems to be doing okay....bought the parrot hand feed from PetSmart and may try that tomorrow....has food and water available....not sure how well it will be able to eat yet, but does typical behavior when I dip it's little beak in the water....my concern is that it may get lonesome, but I do not trust the others, since they cannibalized a late hatcher 2 years ago....should I get a hatchling from someplace else so it won't be alone? Who has day old hatchlings this time of year? Thanks....
     
  2. Tycine1

    Tycine1 Crowing

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    A rolled up fuzzy sock makes for a good teddy bear. (Turn them inside out, then roll them up so that the fluffy is on the outside.
     

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