What do I do?!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sm070468k, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. sm070468k

    sm070468k Out Of The Brooder

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    Help... my chicks are hatching - I'm hatching chicks the natural way using mamma hen and the eggs started hatching this morning. From what I can see mamma hen seems to be mushing them then tossing them out of the next. What should I do? I already have 1 dead pancake looking chick.

    Thank You!
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:If it appears that mamma is hurting her chicks, you probably need to take them away from her and raise them yourself in a brooder. Are you sure she didn't just remove a dead chick from the nest?

    Good luck,
    Imp
     

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