What next?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Motherhen1165, Oct 20, 2019.

  1. Motherhen1165

    Motherhen1165 Chirping

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    My four Ayan Cenami is hatched last night.. I have just moved them from the incubator to their temporary housing , they have the heat lamp in one corner, water and food in the other corner anything I am missing.? How will they know to go eat and drink . 1st time mama
     

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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Crossing the Road

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    Take each and dip their beak in the water. What is on the floor for bedding? I like to start them with paper towels and sprinkle chick starter on it. They will instinctively peck at what is at their feet.
    Good job on providing a warm spot and lots of cool space. That's what a mother hen does.
    Congratulations on a successful hatch.
     
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  3. cmfarm

    cmfarm Crowing

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    Sounds like you have everything covered!
     
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  4. Motherhen1165

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    One hatched with curled feet on both sides and one had poopy butt. Not sure about all this
     
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    One hatched with curled feet on both sides and one had poopy butt. Not sure about all this
     
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  6. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Crossing the Road

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    That's usually when they spent too much time trying to get out of the egg. The toes are clenched trying to push against the shell. If you want to spend a lot of time on them, you can usually straighten the toes by taping them straight.
     
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  7. Motherhen1165

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    Hope this will work
     

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  9. Maiahr

    Maiahr Songster

    If the floor is ok, they miiight straighten the toes themselves... Might.. in any case it is recoverable.
    @Motherhen1165 are they drinking water now?
     
  10. Motherhen1165

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    Yes and eating chick crumble
     
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