Segregate hatchling from 36hr chicks?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chick Phil A, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. Chick Phil A

    Chick Phil A Chirping

    Dec 9, 2012
    I've got the last one just coming out of its shell. The others hatched over the past 36 hours and they are pecking the snot out of it. Should I segregate it for a few hours or let nature run its course?

    I can add a small divider in the bator.
    Last edited: Mar 11, 2013
  2. tec27

    tec27 Songster

    May 6, 2011
    I had this happen when my chicks hatched out a couple days apart. for some reason they all pecked the little guy while he was still wet. as soon as he dried out and started walking around he was fine. Segregate him a little until he gets his bearings and then he should be good to go.

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