And this is whay I keep my Husband around...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Supermommy486, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Because yesterday he brought me home these guys: (except the Seabright, I bought that one)

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  2. Mom2Munchkins

    Mom2Munchkins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a good husband!!! He should give mine lessons!!!
     
  3. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Why is it usually only one spouse that is obsessed, and the other one tries to control the number? :gig

    I would be so happy if I was surprised with these guys! :D

    By the way, what are you using for bedding? Is it sand?
     
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  4. LaynaDon95

    LaynaDon95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww. :) What a sweet hubby. I wish my dad would do that. =P Seeing as we have 18 in the brooder... I think he won't.
     
  5. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! Usually I'm the bad one about bringing home chicks ( I brought home the one yesterday) but he has wanted some of these chicks for a while now as much as me. Yes, we use sand! (and love it)
    And Layna I understand! We still have 2 silkies, a polish and a mystery chick in another brooder and yet he brings home MORE! lol
     
  6. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens


    I'm getting chicks very soon, so I was curious. Do they eat it?
     
  7. LaynaDon95

    LaynaDon95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess that's a good problem to have. He could be bringing you home chocolate. o.o At least chick are sugar free! [​IMG]
     
  8. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They do eat it for grit.
    And no kidding! This way I can kinda keep my figure. ;)
     
  9. LaynaDon95

    LaynaDon95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it easier to keep the brooder clean with sand? Do you use play sand like for a sand box or what?
    I heard someone (I cannot for the life of me remember who) say they use a kitty litter scoop to clean it out and it works well. I will so be buying sand if that's true!!
     
  10. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, that's what we do. Just got a cheap kitty litter scooper and to us it's easy to keep clean. The only thing with sand is it makes a lot of dust when your sifting so I'd recommend a good dust mask while cleaning.
     

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