do babies need sand or dirt?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ashley74, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. ashley74

    ashley74 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, I have four one week old babies and was wondering if I should add some dirt or sand to the container they are in. If so wha do I get? Thank you.
     
  2. georgiagail

    georgiagail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Actually, they really don't need either unless you wish to do so and then I'd suggest sand over dirt.

    I use newspaper...if you do the little ones will soon be making confetti out of this (and soon afterwards you look forward to putting them outside!).

    Gail
     
  3. ashley74

    ashley74 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! These are my first ever chicks so I want to make sure I'm doing everything right so these grow nice and healthy!
     

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