Singleton for a day

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

  1. lcountry

    lcountry In the Brooder

    May 11, 2007
    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 Songster

    May 10, 2007
    Dallas, Georgia
    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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