Kicked out, introducing it back in.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jcaylor, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. jcaylor

    jcaylor New Egg

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    Today I went to check on our hens (we have 2 hens sharing a box sitting 12 eggs) as today is hatch day. I found one baby on the ground still half way in its shell. I brought it in, warmed it up and assisted it in getting out since it's membrane had dried some and was stuck to the feathers. It's now chirping loudly and happy. I would like to try and introduce it back in. I know there was at least 1 other chick. If it was to reject it, would it be immediately?
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Probably. I'd stick it back under a momma tonight and keep an eye on things tomorrow.
     
  3. jcaylor

    jcaylor New Egg

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    Okay stuck it next to her. She didn't kick it out, another hen stepped on it and made it chirp loudly and she frantically tucked it under her. I could see at least 1 more head peaking out. So fx!!
     

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