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roosts in brooder

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Bothwell, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. Bothwell

    Bothwell Out Of The Brooder

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    How long is it OK to not have roosts in the brooder? Will it somehow hurt the developing chicks if roosta are not provided?

    Thanks for input!
     
  2. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    I put one in there early and see who tried it out first.
    If one wasn't in place, and the chicks tried to roost on the edge of their bedding box, then I add one then.
     

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