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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by zackman, May 19, 2009.

  1. zackman

    zackman Hatching

    May 19, 2009
    How soon after chick hatches until I need to remove it from incubator-immediately?

  2. willowcol

    willowcol Songster

    Oct 10, 2008
    Macclesfield NC
    You leave them in until all are hatched. They should be dry and walking around. I have left them in for 2 days waiting on late hatchers. They can live off thier yolks for a few days. Edited to ad: don't open the bator or it can mess up the rest of the eggs!!!!!
    Last edited: May 19, 2009
  3. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

    Feb 4, 2007
    Leesville, SC
    Quote:12-24 hours.

    I wait until they have their legs under them and are stable. I keep my warm, clean and soothing brooder waiting for them.

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