Newbie needing help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Annap, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. Annap

    Annap Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello
    I really need some help this is the first time I have done this but somehow I have manage to hatch 4 lovely chicks and 3 on the way please could someone tell me when I should give them water I've put food in will they no when and how to drink
     
  2. blkwdw

    blkwdw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congrats on your babies, they really don't need food our water for about 48 hrs, but it certainly won't hurt to introduce both right away. Put marbles or pebbles in the water dish and they will pick them and learn to drink. Good luck and keep us posted. Pictures are always good.
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Quote:Good advice given above. You may want to dip their beaks into the water to get them started on drinking. They will instinctively peck at the feed.
     

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