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Newly hatched chick

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by ciara92, May 2, 2016.

  1. ciara92

    ciara92 Hatching

    May 2, 2016
    I have a newly hatched chick, we got the egg out of the chicken pen when the hen left with the other babies. I brought it in the house put it under the lamp it sat for about 4 days and hatched about an hour ago. It still hasn't fluffed yet but is chirpping constantly. Any ideas what to do to "calm" it down?

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    It is lonely. Put a mirror in with it. A stuffed animal or feather duster works. Don't buy those because you'll probably want to put the chick in with the others tonight after dark.

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