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MY BROODY HATCHED A CHICK!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TheTwoRoos, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This morning I was hoping I wouild find a chick,was not sure if they were fertilize. Checked under her,and heard little peeps.Saw little BRIGHT yellow orange legs,and a wet little chick.Of course this is only my second time with this so i'm still learning.

    Just curious,should I wait till their 48 hours has gone up to start them on Water&Feed?Or should I begin getting my supplies,and start ASAP?
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    You can go ahead and add them now so its all there when she's ready to feed and water them. Congrats on your new chicks! I've had quite a few sitting hens, it never gets old!
     
  3. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a 2nd hatched,should I remove egg shells?Also would it hurt if I picked her up and took a look myself?
     
  4. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also willshe clean them if they get Pasty Butt?
     
  5. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd leave her be for now if she still has unhatched eggs. And no, you'll need to clean off any pasty butt (my broodies chicks never get it though).
     
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