Lone chick...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Ogdenfarms22, May 19, 2017.

  1. Ogdenfarms22

    Ogdenfarms22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my Father in Law discovered a lone baby chick There use to be more from A neighbors chicken but pretty sure the cats took care of them. :( He has no idea or want to raise it. I told him he can bring it to me. I have raised 3 batches of chicks now so feel a bit more confident, but a lone chick makes me nervous. How do I raise a lone chick?
     
  2. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    You don't. You get at least two friends for it. Chicken math... But seriously, they're flock birds and won't be happy as a single.
     
  3. Phoenixsw

    Phoenixsw Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Ogdenfarms22

    Ogdenfarms22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats kinda what I was thinking. Man the hubby is gunna kill me. Lol
     
  5. Phoenixsw

    Phoenixsw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, my husband told me I couldn't have chickens. So he came home to 6 chicks in the bathroom 2 yrs ago. Now we have 11 hens, 1 rooster and 5 babies under a broody.
     
  6. Ogdenfarms22

    Ogdenfarms22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha yeah I have 10 hens and 4 roos the roos are getting ready to be culled so I guess this little baby and 2 or 3 friends will make up for them. Staying even is good right?!
     
  7. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    = is really good! Most folks do their chicken math with >...
     
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  8. Ogdenfarms22

    Ogdenfarms22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Little one is doing good today
     

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