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Can my chickens breathe?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by dave_Cash69, May 9, 2009.

  1. dave_Cash69

    dave_Cash69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heyy guys. I was just wondering if this was safe or not?

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    Can my chicks breathe?
    There are a few wholes scattered about in the brooder box, and there is a couple of places near the light and towards the end of the box that air can go through. Will this hurt my chicks in any way?
     
  2. WisconsinChick

    WisconsinChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    they could overheat.
     
  3. wyndski

    wyndski Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They could overheat, that could keep too much heat in and not let them be able to get away from it. I would use a piece of chicken wire or something over the top. Then if it is needed you could place a towel over part of it but they can still breath though it.
     
  4. sherrydeanne

    sherrydeanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Window screens work great. Heck, an extra rack out of your oven would work [​IMG]
     
  5. dave_Cash69

    dave_Cash69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i will see how they doo tonight and if not i will use chicken wire tomrrow.
    i just dont want them getting out.
     

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