What to do if you only hatched one chick?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SilkieChickenLover336, May 16, 2016.

  1. SilkieChickenLover336

    SilkieChickenLover336 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 16, 2011
    New Jersey
    So I got these eggs from a local breeder and out of 18 only 3 look to be growing. I opened up all 15 and they weren't even fertile. I also got 6 shipped eggs and only 3 out of those look good but 2 have the horse shoe shaped air cells. I'm not trying to jump the gun but I am afraid I will only have one hatch. If I do what should I do? I don't have any feed stores that are selling baby chicks anymore and I also can't order online because I don't need 25 chicks. What would be the best way to raise just one chick?
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    To start you can add a mirror, stuffed animal or feather duster. That won't help forever. It will still need friends so you can go to a feed store and buy a couple.

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