one chick hatched out of 12

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chirpchirpchirp, Jul 24, 2008.

  1. chirpchirpchirp

    chirpchirpchirp Out Of The Brooder

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    One chick hatched out of my 12 eggs , it seems very lonley. i tried to comfort it with a towel but it still seems sad.[​IMG] wat should I do??????
     
  2. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    You could buy a few more chicks from a local breeder or something.

    Just an idea [​IMG]
     
  3. chirpchirpchirp

    chirpchirpchirp Out Of The Brooder

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    they dont give any chicks :thun


    wat else could I do [​IMG]
     
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  4. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    You can try a stuffed animal, a clock that ticks, a radio or tv on real quiet...

    I would also ask around at feedstores if someone has any chicks and is willing to part with one. I would think there's more to chicks growing up together than just a warm body and noise. There's nothing else you can get that would interact the same as another chick.
     
  5. chirpchirpchirp

    chirpchirpchirp Out Of The Brooder

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    THANK YOU

    i gave the chick a soft animal, it seeems a little happerier
     
  6. dixiechick

    dixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Bless it's sweet heart....are there fellow BYC-ers around that could donate a buddy-chick???

    God love your lonely little one!!
     
  7. citychickers

    citychickers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Along with a little stuffed animal, try a mirror in the corner of your brooder. We did that when we only had one hatch as well. The next day we we're able to go to a feed store and get a couple of little chicks as well. They definitely need little buddies. [​IMG]
     
  8. citychickers

    citychickers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I forgot to tell you....our chicks got so attached to the little stuffed animal that we put it outside in the coop when we moved them outside.....it's still out there with them-16 weeks later! They LOVE that stuffed animal! You'd think that they'd have pecked it apart by now. [​IMG]
     

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