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Dirt Bath at 8 Days Old

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ibpboo, Mar 28, 2008.

  1. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing

    Rhode Island Reds

    Last edited: Mar 28, 2008
  2. gina99mark

    gina99mark Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 2, 2008
    ooh to cute [​IMG]
  3. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
    Yuma, Arizona
    what type are they????

    They are really cute [​IMG]
  4. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
    Quote:They are Rhode Island Reds
  5. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Thanks for the laugh! How precious is that... [​IMG]
  6. JaciesCoop

    JaciesCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 16, 2007
    Oh Lordy!! That is just tooo funny. Makes you think you should put a little flat box of sand in the brooder.

  7. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
    Quote:I was actually thinking of putting a little dirt box in their box, as I have to watch them when they are out and they are still too young to stay out all night. Right now they are just in a box in my living room with a light at night and during the day I put them in a hutch outside for a few hours. Just started doing that, but they would be happy if they could play in dirt while in hutch. I have been on vacation this week, but next week when I go back to work I am going to feel sorry for them being in their box all day. And now rain is suppose to come this weekend and I'm not sure yet if it will be too cold to let them stay outside during the day unless I can somehow rig a light in the hutch.
  8. Rte.66_chicks

    Rte.66_chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2008
    Kingman, AZ
    I am SO going to fix up a dish of dirt for my babies!! Thanks! I hope they don't try to eat it, though.
  9. lfoose

    lfoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2007
    Medina, OH
    Is fire ashes ok to use for them? Mine are 6 days old.
  10. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    Is that one of those plastic race car beds???? Iknew i should have kept ours.

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