It feels like we're preparing for real babies!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by max13077, Feb 21, 2008.

  1. max13077

    max13077 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Holy nerve-racking batman!! [​IMG]

    I’ve never been blessed with children of my own. However if it’s anything like this…. Keep em!!! [​IMG] Ok, breath, here we are about a week away from 25 chicks. I’ve been going over thing again and again seeing if I missed anything. I’ve been doing temp tests, etc, etc. I need some help to see if I’ve missed anything.

    I’ve built a big home (3’x7’) for them so they can stay in the house until they move into the coop, which I haven’t been able to build yet because of weather. I’m shooting for having it done the first week of May. Anyway, how does it look? Is the wood OK? Should I paint it? I didn't put any shavings or paper in it yet. I was just looking to see where things went best.

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  2. back2basics

    back2basics Out Of The Brooder

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    I know how you feel, my DH and I will be getting our 1st 50 babies on Mar 10th

    He just finished building our 2 brooders too...

    Same question, should they be painted?

    We also are waiting for the weather to break to build the coop.

    Good luck with yours! [​IMG]
     
  3. back2basics

    back2basics Out Of The Brooder

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    PS I m sorry forgot to tell you nice pics!
     
  4. BJ

    BJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Painting is not necessary. Nice setup. Good luck!!!!
     
  5. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Great looking Nursery
     
  6. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
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    Lucky chickies!
    We are waiting on our first hatch. Never raised chicks before. I'm heading out to a meeting with my cell phone set to vibrate so DH can call with updates. One is chirping and rocking and seems to have started a small crack though it's not a hole yet. I feel like I'm leaving just as labor has started, lol! While candling it occured to me that it was like a sonogram.
     
  7. max13077

    max13077 Chillin' With My Peeps

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