babies came today

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ShaggysGirl, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. ShaggysGirl

    ShaggysGirl Songster

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    Hi Guys
    About 11 am I got the call my babies were at the post.
    I got one extra16 all look good.
    I dipped their beaks in the sugar water and they all were drinking and eating
    One problem. We left for about an hour and a half when I came back their water was empty!
    I put it in a pie pan this time. I have to be sure they have enough because on Fri I have to go to work and we'll be gone 12 hours. Will the pie pan work?
    I'm thinking I should I change the three inches of wet bedding.
    How do I keep them warm while I change it?
    Thanks
    Rhonda

    PS I'll post pics in a min
     
  2. Little Ameraucana Mom

    Little Ameraucana Mom Need Help, Can't stop hatching!!!

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    Congrats on your new chicks. What kind did you get. ??
    I'd be worried about them drowning in a pie pan. Mine are fine do longer then it takes me to change the bedding. I wouldn't worry about that.
     
  3. ShaggysGirl

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    Quote:Thanks.
    Mine are ameraucanas. I didn't think of them drowning in the pie pan.
    How do you keep the water from leaking out?
    Here is a pic
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    Thanks again
    Rhonda
     

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