QP

In the Brooder
11 Years
Feb 8, 2008
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Are newspapers fine for the chicks?
 

wynedot55

Songster
12 Years
Mar 28, 2007
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newspapers could be slick.an cause the chicks legg probs.id go to the feedstore an get a bagg of litter or shavings to put in their brooder.an put papertowels on top for 2 or 3 days till they learn to eat good.
 

Tuffoldhen

Flock Mistress
12 Years
Jan 30, 2007
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Newspaper can cause spaddle leg in chicks...they can't get good footing and their legs slip out from under them...Go with paper towels, then add wood shavings under those and finally take the paper towels away around a weeks time....
 

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