Brooder question?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickhamm, Mar 14, 2008.

  1. chickhamm

    chickhamm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im using a little giant still air to hatch my chicks out in. I was wondering would this make a good brooder for the first week maybe? then switch them to a tub with heat lamp?


    chickhamm
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  2. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    No, they will peck at the syrofoam and ruin it. It happened to my neighbor's incubator. The incubator ended up with holes in it. Once they get active they peck at everything.
     
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2008
  3. chickhamm

    chickhamm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you very much for the info

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