So What do i do when they hatch?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Squirtchy2009, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. Squirtchy2009

    Squirtchy2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2009
    When my eggs hatch out of the incubtor, what do i do or give them to make the grow ' big and strong'?

    Basically i know nothing and need it from the beginning! [​IMG]
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    click on "learning center" at the top of the age and read up.
  3. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    The learning center is definitely the place to go. But I can tell you to have lots of newspaper, shavings, paper towels, and mild cleaning supplies. You will be cleaning their cage out twice a day (at least, I have to). Plenty of clean, fresh water in a chick safe waterer,put up on a brick or something to keep them from bathing in it, and chick starter. Heat lamp, brooder, and you should be set to go. They grow FAST, so even if you think your brooder is large enough, you may be surprised (unless you are far more prepared than I was). Just some little tidibits, hope they help! But DO visit the learning center.
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2009
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop

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