what do you after they hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by miron28, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    after chickens hatch am i suppose to give them some kind of shot or something to that nature?
     
  2. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    You scoop them up and put them in already setup brooder with a heat lamp, water, and chick starter. That's pretty much it. Some dip their beaks in water but it's not really necessary if you hatch your own. Hatchery chicks shipped to you are a little different since they are usually stressed and possibly dehydrated already.
     
  3. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    Unless you are immunizing them for Mareks, there is no shot to give to day olds.

    Food, water, heat, safety, and dry clean bedding/paper. That is about it.

    Matt
     
  4. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds easy thank you
     

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