Moving shipped chicks into brooder question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kburen, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. kburen

    kburen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Waiting on a call from the post office to go pick up my chicks.....But just thought of something. It's never been mentioned so I assume it's okay.....Is it okay to take shipped chicks and put them directly into a 95 degree brooder? I know it can cause harm to people if you warm them up too quickly......
     
  2. chillmiller

    chillmiller Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ya just dip the beaks in water on each one if your brooder is large enough they will b adjust them selfs to warm up properly and do post pictures of the mail order fuzzy butts [​IMG]
     
  3. firsthouse_mp

    firsthouse_mp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Supposedly I have three chicks who are to hatch today or tomorrow then get shipped....I too am wondering about this!
     
  4. kburen

    kburen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They did just like the above poster said! I dipped beaks, they didn't act interested, slept for a while under the light to warm up and have been running around and jumping on eachother since a few hours after i put them in and well...have decided that it's best to drink with one foot IN the water and one foot outside LOL [​IMG] They just move closer to the light or each other when the temp drops and they spread out and lay alone when it warms back up. :)

    ETA: When I find batteries I'll post pics!! I stole some from my parents when I was at their place today and it turns out bad batteries got put in the new battery box...BOO!
     
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  5. kburen

    kburen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] All of them.....5 Frizzle EEs and 1 Blue Maran (I'm not thinking that one's doing too well...It sleeps nearly ALL the time....and it's wings don't quite look right.

    [​IMG] I LOVE the coloring of this ones fuzz :)

    Warning....These next two....Are my Fiance's humor...Not mine! He decided it would be funny and needed some pictures for his Facebook.....

    [​IMG] I love the spot on its head!

    [​IMG]
     
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  6. shuizar209

    shuizar209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] funny stuff. Congrats on your little ones!
     
  7. firsthouse_mp

    firsthouse_mp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, did you name one "Deep Fried" and the other "Pan fried"? Just kidding. I hope not!
     
  8. LALASD4

    LALASD4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess people do that all the time. But I have never use heat at all and my chicks are fine and they feathered quicker.

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