I have 6 twelve day old chicks, 3 golden comets and 3 barred plymout rocks, other then one arriving with pasty butt and geting off to a slow start all are doing well. I have them in a 24 X 32 inch box with 4 inches of shavings on the bottom. I have the feeder and waterer on a plank level with the top of the shavings. When I clean the brooder twice a day I lay down a layer of paper towels and sprinkle some shavings on top of that. Lately they are scratching at the paper trowel and making a huge mess of it and that lets all the poops from my peeps get into the 4 inches of shavings on the bottom. Should I bother with the paper towels? If I eliminate the paper towels, what do I do? Do I spot clean the shavings in the box? If I go that way, how often should I completely replace the shavings in the bottom of the box. Thank you to anyone in advance who offers advice. I really appreciate the community.