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Singleton for a day

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lcountry, Jul 2, 2007.

  1. lcountry

    lcountry Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there. Need quick opinions. My little singleton hatched yesterday late. She doesn't get her adoptive roommate until tomorrow. In the meantime, should I leave her alone in the incubator or should I get her out for some contact periodically. Seems like she might need a warm body and some interaction - but being careful to keep her warm. Or is she better off alone?

    Of course, I'm also dying to hold her!
     
  2. Chickenlover88

    Chickenlover88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would go ahead and take her out and put her in the brooder. Put a small stuffed animal and a mirror in there to keep her company. I also have a singleton chick who does just fine. I give him lots of attention, he doesn't get any friends sadly till the 8th when my other eggs are due.
     

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