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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by holm25, Mar 9, 2016.

  1. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    OK I have eggs that are starting to chirp but just remembered I have to leave till Saturday and dont have anyone to watch the incubator! How long can chicks stay in the incubator?? Thanks in advance!
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not that long, maybe a day or so. you will need to find a chick sitter.
     
  3. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    I have hatched lots of chicks but have always taken them out after they r dry and running around! I always put a tiny thing of water in the incubator for them to start drinking out of and for humidity. Would tgey make it two days do u think??
     
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    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    maybe if you hurried home, sometimes it can get too hot usually after they come out you drop it to 90-95 for them, you could put like a lid or something full of their food in it too.
     
  5. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    Ok. I have put food in before and all they do is make a mess so I quit doing that. And mine dont ever start eating till day 3-4.
     
  6. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmm mine always eat right off the bat, you could probably get away with leaving them for a couple days then.
     
  7. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    Ok thanks[​IMG]
     

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