niffy tip for chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chick_in_Indiana, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. Chick_in_Indiana

    Chick_in_Indiana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dec 14, 2007
    NE Indiana
    I have a small batch of chicks that I keep in a brooder. i made them a small pillow and filled it about 1/3 full with rice. i placed it a little bit less then half way under the light of the heat lamp. the warmth from the light heats the rice and keeps the pillow warm. they really seem to like it. it's almost like a nest for them. they snuggle right in. you can also put it in the microwave for about a min. i also put a clean towel on it every day so they arent sleeping in poo.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2008
  2. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    Neat idea. I was thinking about doing something like that to bring home my chicks from a shared order.
     
  3. Parson's Wife

    Parson's Wife Blessed Abundantly

    Jan 22, 2008
    Arkansas
    [​IMG] Your little duck is adorable!!
     

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