The first hatchling

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by debilorrah, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Ok her she is and the mommy

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    We moved to seperate her from the flock, was that the right thing to do?

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  2. SummerwindNC

    SummerwindNC Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh, they are so cute!!! Don't you just love them? I have no idea on seperating the hens but I never did it. The girls always took care of their own (and sometimes other gals chicks also!) And if you have a good roo, he kinda helps out along the way too...at least a tiny bit.

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  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I am not sure where I heard it, but she still has 7 eggs under that will hatch at various times.
     
  5. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    Congratulations that is awesome very nice

    Omran
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I would like to know if moving her and the eggs and the chick seperate from the flock, but still very near them was the right move.
     
  7. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    NW,Missouri
    yes seperating her and her chick/s from the rest of the flock is what you should do.
     
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2009
  8. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

    Jun 14, 2008
    N. IL.
    that's silly lookin...but i guess it's cute too. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2009
  9. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Hey, cutie pie chick! Welcome to Debi's World!

    Just an idea, but can you put a little pen type enclosure around the hen, with food and water for her? That way the others are around, but can't step on the chick-
     
  10. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:They are in their own little home now. Right next to the roost in the hen house. Nice box, new nest, plenty of food.
     

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