sliping under chicks?

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  1. gemma24

    gemma24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi, today is the day that we slip two day old chicks under our bantam chicken Gemma! but how (and when) should we slip then under? and how long should we wail to see if she likes them?
     
  2. gemma24

    gemma24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wait, not wail
     
  3. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd do it after dark.. slip out old eggs.. slip in the chicks.. may want to wear gloves she may peck you.. wait to make sure she stays on nest
     
  4. gemma24

    gemma24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, thanks!
     
  5. gemma24

    gemma24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, we got the chicks! we are going to slip them under tonight. one is a RIR the other is a Cochin...yay!
     
  6. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck.. post pics of momma in morning
     
  7. gemma24

    gemma24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it didn't work, both chicks died the next morning...[​IMG]
     
  8. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry to hear that
     

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