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march 3rd chicks.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SLWyandotte, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. SLWyandotte

    SLWyandotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feb 23, 2011
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    i have 25 silver laced wyandottes ordered from the local co-op. kinda excited to be raising chicks again haven't since i was in 4-h. any problems i should know about pine straw bedding? and will corse grain sand work for chick grit? old refrigerator brooder. removed the fridge door and replaced with hardware cloth. freezer door was left on for access. any advice would be welcome.
     
  2. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    have no clue; but CONGRATS on being a chicky-mama!
     
  3. FMAFarms

    FMAFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a pretty innovative brooder! [​IMG] Chick grit -- check if your feed already contains it or not. Ours does, but recommends adding grit starting at 8 weeks. Enjoy your little silver laces!
     

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