newbie checklist.....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ukchickengirl, Sep 24, 2007.

  1. ukchickengirl

    ukchickengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    am i correct in these things:-

    1) i should set up the brooder as i'm on day 19?
    2) newspaper then wood shavings then kitchen paper on the floor of brooder?
    3) temp should be approx 95 under lamp?
    4) leave chicks in bator for 24hours before moving to brooder?


    hx [​IMG]
  2. jenichick

    jenichick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 1, 2007
    Sounds good, I guess you already have the feeder, small waterer, etc.?
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Sounds like yo have it all....but why the newspaper? You DO have feeder and waterer,,with marbles ( or rocks) in it ready...right? So...whatcha hatching?? OH, and MOST IMPORTANT...CAMERA READY!!!! LOL
  4. ukchickengirl

    ukchickengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    oh yeah i have feeder and waterer!!! lol

    not sure what i am hatching [​IMG] ordered 6 "mix and match" eggs off ebay so watch this space!!!

    camera is ready!! [​IMG]

    H x
  5. allig8r

    allig8r Chillin' With My Peeps

    What's the deal with rocks in the waterer? I didn't do that...?!
  6. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

    Apr 16, 2007
    Evening Shade, AR
    Quote:The rocks or marbles in the waterer are to keep the chicks from falling in and drowning when they are younger.

  7. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    welcome to rthe site and congrates on your babies
  8. Rebel Chicken

    Rebel Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2007
    southern Indiana
    Congrats on the eggs!!! Sounds like you are all ready! Good luck! I cannot wait to see what you get!

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