Brooder substrate

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by rjackh, Mar 27, 2016.

  1. rjackh

    rjackh Out Of The Brooder

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    Can I put a sand/sweet PDZ mixture in my brooder for chicks just like I would a coop for adult birds? Thanks.
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    Yes.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Yes....but...

    It's a good idea to put food and water on a solid surface for the first week or so,
    so they don't eat too much sand.

    I use a large tote lid.

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