How do you keep the chicks feet clean?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by austrolover1, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering about what people use for the bedding for their chick brooder. I am just using paper and the chicks all have poop on their feet so any info ASAP would be great! Thanks.
     
  2. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1/2 x 1/2 wire floor
     
  3. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wood shavings work well.
     
  4. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have any of those materials available so I ended up using hay and that worked AWESOME! I was using paper before and they would never sleep! They were just laying in their poop. So now that's basically all they are doing... sleeping. They seem to enjoy it though!
     

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