Lonely baby

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lucky13n3, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. lucky13n3

    lucky13n3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok everyone. I have a baby that is all by its self. The other egg it was hatched with didn't make it out of the egg. Now I don't know what to do. I have 6 pullets 2 which should start laying any day now. I would love to integrate my baby eventually but I am afraid she will imprint on us. As of right now I have no way to get any babies that are 2 days old. Any advice for this amateur.
     
  2. Americano Blue

    Americano Blue Mush on!

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    The chick NEEDS a friend they don't have to be the same age. they can be a week or so apart. If there is no chicks at the local feed store order some off line, you could bring the chick every where with you and raise it like that but it will think you are it's mother. It's to young to live with pullets. If chicken chicks are anything like turkey chicks they need another bird since they are flock animals.
     

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