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hello everyone im new to the baby chick world any advice would be fantastic on raising my new additions right now I have them in a Tupperware tub that's long a deep and a 60 watt reptile bulb chick starter and plenty of water and pine bedding on the bottom hopefully that's sufficient for them for now

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Welcome to BYC.  One bit of advice - start on the permanent coop.  They will soon outgrow that brooder.

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Also put a wire top on it, babies starting flying early.  If they fly or fall out - they won't know how to get back in.  The top will also hopefully keep pets out.

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Also put a wire top on it, babies starting flying early.  If they fly or fall out - they won't know how to get back in.  The top will also hopefully keep pets out.
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