Lonely chick?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by autumnw, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. autumnw

    autumnw Out Of The Brooder

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    I had twelve eggs in the incubator and only one hatched (it was my first time hatching and apparently I'm bad at it, lol). I have other chickies who are 2 weeks old but I'm afraid to put the new chick in with them until it gets a little bigger and it has been in the incubator since saturday night so I set up a big rubbermaid tub as a second brooder tonight and put it in there. I plan on stopping by tsc tomorrow and picking up a couple of friends for it since our hatch didn't go well but will it be okay alone tonight? It is screaming like crazy, lol!
     
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  2. Justin P

    Justin P Out Of The Brooder

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    that is sad , im sure it wont be lonely long. where did you get the eggs from. I have never tried to hatch em myself.
     
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  3. autumnw

    autumnw Out Of The Brooder

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    ebay, the only place I could find the breed I wanted. They came from a small farm in west virginia
     
  4. Pillzzner

    Pillzzner Out Of The Brooder

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    awww.... I just bought 6 jersey giants... (2-3 days old) a few days later a friend bought me a couple bantam babies (2-3 days old) they are super tiny compared to the giants but I put them together to see how it goes and they are doing fine! Not sure with yours being much younger tho....good luck!
     
  5. autumnw

    autumnw Out Of The Brooder

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    I think it would be okay with my layer girls ( I have eight) but I also have 20 red rangers who have grown much faster and are even bullying my layers who are the same age! I need to just put my new chick in with my layers and separate my meaties I think but need another big brooder for that! lol
     

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