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sand for the brooder

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Bruins, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. Bruins

    Bruins Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 26, 2015
    Frederick Co, MD
    I bought sand for the brooder , it is paver sand not play sand . There are some tiny rocks in the sand the largest is about 1/4 in sized . Will this be a problem for day old chicks if they eat them ? I plan on putting a towel or paper towels down over the sand for the first week or so .

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