New babies

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cherylg, May 6, 2008.

  1. cherylg

    cherylg Hatching

    May 6, 2008
    Hi, I'm cheryl. I just brought my new babies home. Have never done this before. I'm very worried that I'm not doing things right. The temp in the brooder is 95. There is food and water for them> Wil they find it themselves, or do I need to show them. I don't know how baby chicks act. Help. I want to be a good mom.
  2. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    First of all, [​IMG]
    Relax and enjoy them!!! Sounds like you got everything right so far. You can dunk their beaks in the water, then they should be ok on their own.
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    You should dip each chicks beak into the water and I always scatter feed on the bottom of the brooder until they get the hang of eating.

    Good luck with your chicks.

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