Stop Flyin' Outta The Box!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Stacykins, May 19, 2011.

  1. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 19, 2011
    Escanaba, MI
    Oye, week old chicks are giving me a headache come brooder cleanup time! Oh my gosh! Put two chicks in box, put another two chicks in box, three chicks fly out of box, put two chicks in box - WAIT A MINUTE! I found a taller box in order to temporarily relocate the chicks, but my goodness! And once you catch a few, they know what is up and become speedy little devils!

    Even after giving them some egg yolk for interrupting their normal daily activities into order to clean, they are still giving me tiny stink eyes.
  2. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 28, 2011
    Luckily I have an extra large dog kennel. Otherwise, I'd have 5 chicks on the loose.
  3. Nausicaa

    Nausicaa Out Of The Brooder

    May 1, 2011
    Las Vegas NV
    If you can cover it with a sheet they won't fly out [​IMG]


    I understand the feeling of trying to keep the darn things in. [​IMG] [​IMG]

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