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Lone chick?!?!

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

  1. Nkelly

    Nkelly In the Brooder

    Jan 4, 2015
    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 Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    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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