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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by HappyRoo, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. HappyRoo

    HappyRoo In the Brooder

    Aug 24, 2011
    Grafton Ohio
    I am a new gran-pa my very first chick hatched yesterday, problem is my big Girl "Rosie" left the other Eggs to look out for little Bo-peep.
    I don't have a brooder so I grab eggs and put them in barn with a 60 watt bulb over them, Rosie didn't even notice them missing cause she seems to be consumed with her 1st little chick ? Iam at work right now, and I completely forgot about the Moisture factor. Duhhhh!
    Do ya'll think they may dry out or something\\ I think temp is around 95 in the homemade box I have.

  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Crowing

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    Grafton NSW?

    If you can find a way to add humidity, that would be ideal. Also, 95 is really a little low. You might try to raise the temp 3-5 degrees.

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