putting food on wood shavings

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tampitt, Jun 9, 2009.

  1. tampitt

    tampitt Songster

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    I was just wondering if I should put some food on top of the wood shavings in the brooder to give the chicks something to scratch for, or would they eat the shavings?
     
  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Crowing

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    Put their food in a feeder.
    They will spill enough on their own to have something to scratch around for
     
  3. consdrs

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    Yep... They will give themselves something to scratch for...


    Connie
     

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