What's the ABSOLUTE earliest you've ever moved a baby to brooder...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by citychickers, Oct 30, 2008.

  1. citychickers

    citychickers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm really looking at moving this newborn into the brooder. I've got one in the brooder (3 days old) and one born 7 hours ago. They are screeching at each other across the room and I'm going INSANE!


    "Miracle" is almost totally dried off and they're very lonely.

    Would it be horrible to move her this soon????

    ( I would love it if someone would just give me permission......) [​IMG]
     
  2. Solsken Farm

    Solsken Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would.

    Congrats!
     
  3. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    I just moved some that hatched about 2 hours ago. As long as your brooder is nice and warm they should be fine and will actually dry off faster. DO IT!
     
  4. citychickers

    citychickers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is all the permission i need! Thanks you 2! [​IMG]
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    My earliest move was probably about 20 minutes old...but it was a staggered hatch with only one bator, and I didn't want it to get stuck in the turner!!
     
  6. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had to help hatch some chicks before and I put them in the brooder right away. Sounds like your babies want company so I would move the little one over and keep a close eye on it.
     

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