We got 7 chicks out of 18 eggs

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Brewster the Rooster, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. Brewster the Rooster

    Brewster the Rooster Out Of The Brooder

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    & of the chicks hatched on the 21-23 day ... Now there are other eggs which haven't yet hatched. When should we remove the unhatched eggs ? I'm thinking they sat in the coop too long before the hen decided to sit on them.
     
  2. esther5

    esther5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi
    i am interested in hearing your replies since i am incubating at present. i hope the chicks are doing well.
    sarah
     
  3. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
    LaFayette, NY
    give it till day 26 or 27
     
  4. Brewster the Rooster

    Brewster the Rooster Out Of The Brooder

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    Well out of the 18 eggs that Lucy was sitting on only 7 hatched & they are growing like weeds. They all look active & starting to dust & eating & drinking . Lucy is a great mom. On day 26 I felt the eggs that haven't hatched & they were cold so I got rid of those. I think these 7 chicks will be plenty for us to keep up with. Thanks for all your input. Happy clucking [​IMG]
     
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