Lone chick?!?!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Nkelly, Jun 26, 2016.

  1. Nkelly

    Nkelly Out Of The Brooder

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    Can a chick be raised alone? My kids were at my in-laws and found a baby chick. Just one. They talked to neighbors and no one will claim it. Can I raise it alone and add it to my flock after incubation?
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    You can if you aren't able to find it a friend - you can check Craigslist for your area and you might be able to get another one.

    He'll be lonely though and might cry a lot. A good trick to help him feel less lonely is to put stuffed animals in the brooder with him, or hang a feather duster that he can go under to feel secure.
     

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