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 True BYC Addict

    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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