Why is my hatch so quiet?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Cowgirl71, May 28, 2010.

  1. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've hatched several batches of chicks this year and for some reason, this hatch is really quiet. The four oldest chicks (keets actually-they're baby guineas) just lay around in the brooder, and aren't making happy chick noises. And the younger ones still in the bator just lay there peeping once in a long while (usually they're screaming in comparison). I'm treating these the exact same way as all the prior batches. What's wrong???
     
  2. kipoley

    kipoley Out Of The Brooder

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    I hope not wrong. Maybe just content or tired.
    ~Kimberly
     
  3. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree.....probably just resting
     
  4. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now all of a sudden they're nice and noisy again!!! I don't know what it was. The oldest keets were like this for three days straight, so I was getting concerned... Thanks!
     
  5. cluckers&quackers

    cluckers&quackers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe they were just getting their energy and strength up so they can play all day and night [​IMG] glad everything is looking good [​IMG]
     

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