Newborn chick not accepted by Hen

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by JodyGirl1, May 22, 2016.

  1. JodyGirl1

    JodyGirl1 New Egg

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    How do I care for this brand new baby that is not being accepted by it's mother? I know about food and water, what I need help with is how much heat is needed? Do I continue to try and introduce it back to Mama (who is very untrusting of humans)? I have a few other eggs also that Mama now refuses to sit on that are fertilized. I have the eggs and new baby under a lamp, how warm should I make it? Please help!!!
     
  2. scrambled please

    scrambled please Out Of The Brooder

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    92 I've kept mine as warm as 100. I also throw a stuffed animal for the little thing to snuggle. I have gone as high as 104. I don't know about the eggs.
     
  3. JodyGirl1

    JodyGirl1 New Egg

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    Thank you, I am going to find a clean stuffed animal now!
     

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