when do i move chicks to brooder?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rays123, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. rays123

    rays123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    158
    1
    121
    Dec 8, 2008
    GA
    when can i move my chicks to the brooder? it hatched today around 4 PM and its looking good. do i need to wait for it to fluff out or something? it still looks a bit wet but its looking better
     
  2. purecountrychicken

    purecountrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    248
    0
    119
    Sep 11, 2008
    Gray Court, SC
    I always moved mine to the brooder a few hrs after they hatched,,I would let the dry little then move them. But I have heard you can leave them in the incubater a day or 2.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    30,361
    150
    446
    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    How many other eggs need to hatch?

    I'd wait if that's the first.
     
  4. rays123

    rays123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    158
    1
    121
    Dec 8, 2008
    GA
    Quote:its the first and im waiten on a few more so i should leave it in there till when? i think i should move it because its moving all the other eggs around
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by