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Dust bath for 1 week old chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kenny j, Apr 17, 2017.

  1. kenny j

    kenny j New Egg

    Apr 16, 2017
    I know there are a lot of threads on this topic but i cant really decide on one of the many ideas. So with everything that i read i think im going to do construction sand, "non hazardous" soil (cant dig up dirt from the back yard because i previoulsy treated it for ants and mosquitoes) and GE. will this be good enough for the baby chicks?
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    I usually don't worry about dust baths for chicks still in a brooder.
    I like wood ashes and agricultural lime mixed with the sand in a dust bath.

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