Newly hatched chick

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

  1. ciara92

    ciara92 New Egg

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    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 Chicken Obsessed

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    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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