Questions about incubation and hatching!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by sterlingb, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. sterlingb

    sterlingb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2013
    Shreveport, LA
    I've got 23 eggs in an incubator and I candled eggs on day 5 and I'm pretty sure most are fertile. I know at day 18 to take them out of turner. When they hatch what do I do? How long before I can move them from the bator to a brooder? First time hatching so I'm nervous and want to make sure I'm doing everything right.
  2. OreoPlymothRock

    OreoPlymothRock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2012
    about 24 hours or so. so they could have time to fluff up. Hope this helps. I know how you feel, we hatched 2 magpie Ducks two days ago and wondering how to make the mother accept them so we won't have to brood them ourselves
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2013

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