What to do with chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickengirl12, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. chickengirl12

    chickengirl12 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am currently hatching six silkie eggs, four are in an incubator and two are under my two broody old english game hens. Once the chicks hatch should I put them all under the heat lamp inside or let the two being hatched by the hens stay with the hens? Thanks!
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I'd be tempted to give all of them to the hens. It's a heck of a lot less work when 'Mom' raises them.
     
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  3. LaynaDon95

    LaynaDon95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. chickengirl12

    chickengirl12 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks I will probably do that
     
  6. LaynaDon95

    LaynaDon95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cheater =P
     
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