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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by JamieandShady, May 7, 2007.

  1. JamieandShady

    JamieandShady In the Brooder

    May 7, 2007
    Oak Hill TX
    I have my chicks on newspaper and paper towels right now. They are less than one week old. When should I switch to shavings?

    I am literally cleaning the cage four times a day. Will shavings reduce the amount of times I must clean the cage?

  2. cookinmom

    cookinmom Songster

    Mar 14, 2007
    Saint George GA
    I think they only have to be on paper towels for a couple of days. I would go ahead and switch them to the shavings now.

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