when do i put them in the brooder?

pnuts

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May 11, 2010
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two baby chicks just hatched in my incubator:) when do i put them in the brooder? do i wait for them to dry off first? oh mygosh!
 

ADozenGirlz

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Oct 18, 2009
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I usually wait until they're mostly dry and then put them in a 95 degree brooder. If you have a lot of eggs waiting to hatch, you may wish to be patient opening the cover to get the hatched ones out b/c you'll lose much-needed humidity and heat for the remaining eggs.

Congrats!
 

pnuts

Songster
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May 11, 2010
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thank you:) yay!
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