Anyone tried using something to mimic a mother hen? Like a tea cozy?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Yashar, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. Yashar

    Yashar New Egg

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    I was thinking about trying to use tea cozy and heat pad for a small batch of chicks.
    Anyone ever tied that before? I wonder if they would snuggle up under it?
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I've used stuffed animals and feather dusters before. The chicks seemed to like the feather duster better. I really want a Brisnea Ecoglow. The chicks cuddle under it like a hen, can be on a more natural daylight cycle sooner and no heat lamp to mess with!
     
  3. chicken tows

    chicken tows Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brisnea Ecoglow is on sale on their website. I believe $20 off.
    I got mine last week and so far me and the chicks are happy.
     
  4. CaitlynNichols

    CaitlynNichols Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a huge beanie baby of *ahem* a baby chick that we use to keep the chicks company and someplace to cuddle. They seem to like it a lot :p
     

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