Chick flooring?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by cshma11, Jan 23, 2017.

  1. cshma11

    cshma11 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 2, 2016
    At what age can I switch my chicks from their towel floor to pine shavings? I do deep litter with the adults but I'm not sure how it goes with chicks. They're 9 and 10 days old now and I would really like to switch them to regular shavings instead of towels.
  2. DK newbie

    DK newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2015
    Should be fine now, as far as I know. I have buttons and all of mine are parent raised, but they have shavings from day one. At 10 days they should have figured out what's food a long time ago, so I can't imagine shavings would be a problem.

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