Articles from SiriSchantz

I have 2 silkie chicks from ideal poultry arriving friday. I have a brooder set up in a 5SqFt cardboard box lined with paper towels. I have a chick feeder with medicated starter feed and a waterer that they wont be able to fall into, and a heat 50w heat lamp. Here are my questions: -when should i add a roost? Can i give them a low roost (1-2in) from the start? -at what age (in days) should i switch them to pine shaving bedding? -should i expect the chicks to be friendly with each other?...
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