First Time Brooding Chicks!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by desertchicken92, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. desertchicken92

    desertchicken92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I already have an established flock of four but I was in Big R today and (Chicken Math) and I now have 3 new babies brooding in box in the tub with a heat lamp.I think big R gets their chicks from Murray but the box they came in said Nutrena Chick Days on it... They are adorable! 2 Golden Sex Links and one Yellow Orpington. All pullets. I made sure they're at 90-95 degrees farenheit. This is my first time brooding chicks, they all ate drank and are having a huge sleepfest lol. They all look comfortable. When can I give them treats, what kind? How many weeks until I can put them in a seperate cage in the grown up coop (I'm going to integrate when they're old enough). Any special tips? And anybody have any experience with golden sex links? Thanks for all the help, this is fun! Will post pics tomorrow. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. desertchicken92

    desertchicken92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] Or tonight, I couldn't resist.
     
  3. macdona pride

    macdona pride Out Of The Brooder

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    Have the chicks that are sold at TSC been vaccinated for mareks?
     
  4. desertchicken92

    desertchicken92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure if they were vaccinated. I'm going with a non medicated organic chick feed aproach on them though.
     

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