Disposable Puppy Training Pads in brooder?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickenkerri, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. chickenkerri

    chickenkerri Out Of The Brooder

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    Can I use these in my brooder or are there chemicals in/on them that would contraindicate their use with chicks? Someone gave me a bunch of these that I don't need for my puppy.
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    That's what I use for the first week or so and I've never had any problems with them. Been using them for several years with both chicks and ducklings.
     
  3. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    thats a good idea! I wish I had thought of that when I had my chicks.
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I use the puppy pads too for the first week or two. They work great. Any longer than that I find they tear them up quickly by scratching.
     
  5. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    That's a really great idea! Why didn't I think of that? lol
     

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