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Okay, so you will most likely have to continue with the hand feeding because the parents will continue to pluck the babies bald if you leave them with the parents. I had left my chick in with the parents until at four weeks old, the father started plucking his head and then the mother soon after. My only other choice was to handfeed. I'm not sure how old your chicks are but when I fed mine, it was horrible because he kept trying to escape, and it was a struggle to get the food in. Thankfully by day three, he growled for it and accepted that I was his new mom. So at first, it will probably be quite the challenge but if you persist, then it will most definitely be worth the struggle in the end.
 
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