Newly hatched chicks too active

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lisa25, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. lisa25

    lisa25 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi All - we have 10 eggs due to hatch tomorrow but 2 have already come out. They are very active and are knocking the unhatched eggs around a lot, I think they think it's a game of soccer! They are completely dry and hatched about 10 hours ago. Is it ok to move to brooding box? Or should I leave them?
     
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes take them out !
     
  3. lisa25

    lisa25 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. I took them out before I got your reply and everyone is doing very well. Just waiting on 2 more eggs, 1 has a pip hole but no activity yet in the other.
     

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