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my 1st chickens

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by sheetmetaltom, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. sheetmetaltom

    sheetmetaltom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ten baby chicks
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  2. mrchickenpoop

    mrchickenpoop Out Of The Brooder

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    Good luck but you should really put something else as bedding material because news paper can damage their feet. Pick something like straw, wood shavings, or cloth.
     
  3. sheetmetaltom

    sheetmetaltom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks I was reading that so I put some paper towel til I get some wood shavings
     
  4. mrchickenpoop

    mrchickenpoop Out Of The Brooder

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    Update us on pics it's very exciting when someone gets their first chickens and what breed are they if you know?
     
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] I like to use paper towels on my youngsters. Congrats!
     
  6. sheetmetaltom

    sheetmetaltom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    more pics put wood shavings in, thinking about using shredded paper instead. but here's more pics. also 2 of each
    araucanas,black australorps, wyandottes, rhode island reds I think light bramhas
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  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  8. cascaderox

    cascaderox Out Of The Brooder

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    Wood shavings are good and cover up smell but they stick to the little ones feet if they have stepped in droppings :)
     

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