So, after 48 hours...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by hd_darcy, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need to take my baby chick out of the bator after 48 hours, right? I have two other eggs in there, and so far, no luck. Today, is just day 22 though. #1 hatched yesterday... Do I just take my chick out and quickly shut it, or should I do something else / more? Thanks!!
     
  2. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Have a small box or other container ready, then pop the lid and snatch the chick real quick and put it in the box while you are re-situating the lid. Congratz on your new baby!
     
  3. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And I need to wait for the 48 hour mark to do that?? Thanks!

    p.s. I apologize for putting this in the wrong topic..GRR.. any way to move it??
     
  4. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry, I misunderstood. Soon as your chick is dry, you can take it out. No need to wait 48 hours.
     
  5. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really!! I thought I read at least a couple of times that I should not open the bator unless it's absolutely necessary to take baby chick out....... Hmm... my son will be so thrilled! [​IMG]

    Maybe I will wait until the morning since I don't have a brooder set-up anyway.. I am the queen of procrastination!
     

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