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Hi all! Rachele119 and Anthony from big island, Hawaii. We just got our first batch of Rhode island red chicks. Wondering what the best flooring for our brood is. Right now we're using paper bags and shredded cardboard. Is this ok? Any suggestions?
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Hi Rachele and welcome to BYC! Maybe putting some paper towels over the substrate will make it easier for your chicks to run around and make it easier for you to clean.

 

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

Look at my flock page! http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bantamfan4lifes-flock

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Aloha Rachele and Anthony,   Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock.  Hope you enjoy it as much as we do.  :frow

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