split them up or hood them?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by groleau6, Mar 3, 2014.

  1. groleau6

    groleau6 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 3, 2014
    This is our first time with chicks. We got 6 reds and two ducks. I know they aren't ready to be out of the brooder yet since they are only about a 1/3 feathered in, but they are so active they are getting out of it. At least one a day is getting out. I am not sure how to handle this.
  2. MargoTexas

    MargoTexas New Egg

    Feb 27, 2014
    Do you have a big moving box or go buy one get a piece of plastic to bottom or what I been doin in I have a large dog pen that is movable put it around the brooder and when they get the really don't or chicken wire the top of

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