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Questions about incubation and hatching!

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

  1. sterlingb

    sterlingb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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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