Izzie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by izzie, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. izzie

    izzie Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi my broody hatched 6 eggs by today 2 eggs left so I removed them as they felt cool broke them not fertilised so no problem
    I need to transfer her and chicks to a bigger coop when is the best time ?
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I would wait a couple days until the chicks are at least a couple days old. And when you do move momma, I would confine her for a day or two so she doesn't try to run off without the chicks.

    Good luck and congrats on the broody hatch!
     
  3. izzie

    izzie Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for that we thought that's what we should do
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Congratulations on the successful hatch! X2, if she and the chicks are in a secure place, you can wait a few days to move them, the hens usually don't go very far the first day or two anyhow.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] would love to see pictures of mom and babies - if she wouldn't mind.
     
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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Yes I would also confine them for a few days. That way they can bond with mama and each other without be bothered by other chickens or predators.
     
  9. izzie

    izzie Out Of The Brooder

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  10. izzie

    izzie Out Of The Brooder

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    Momma very protective so when I have opportunity I'll post pic but here's one showing 3 the others are under her[​IMG]
     

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