When to move chicks into brooder as quite cramped now

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by finlay225, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. finlay225

    finlay225 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all. I have hatched 7 leghorn chicks today so far in my brinsea mini. They hatched between 9am -2pm. Been watching it all and it has been amazing. It is now nearly 3pm and I still have one egg remaining, although no signs of anything happening with that one. Shall I just leave them until tomorrow in the incubator? Not opened it so all the shell is in there and it looks a bit cramped. It is my first hatch. I've attached a pic, many thanks for any advice, [​IMG]
    nicola.
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    When to move chicks is a personal decision. There is no right or wrong. I remove mine as they become active.
     
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    Thanks for that. I decided to move them that evening into the brooder as the incubator was looking disgusting!! As you can see they are doing really well :)
     
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    Congrats on the babies!
     

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