The new littles love the upgrade to their brooder!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by CABINHOLLOWNC, May 31, 2017.

  1. IMG_3318.JPG IMG_3321.JPG I got these new babies on Sunday (two 3 week old Light Brahma (FREE!), 2 Olive Eggers, 4 Ameraucana's (not Easter Eggers) 2 blue, 1 splash and 3 black. So, I noticed that they liked to "roost" on the long tray feeder (which makes a mess as you can imagine). So, I had my husband drill holes in the tub and run wood rods from an old drying rack about an inch from the bottom for them to roost on! They LOVE it!!
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  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Good idea - it also helps them get used to roosts, once they go to the big girls' coop
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  3. azygous

    azygous Crossing the Road

    Dec 11, 2009
    Colorado Rockies
    You can almost sense how proud of themselves they are.

    "Look at us - we're big kids now."
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  4. LOL!:lau...that is exactly how they acted when they hopped up on them!!! Look at me mama, I'm a big girl!!!! Love them...they keep me laughing!!
  5. jeria

    jeria Songster

    May 5, 2017
    Independence MO
    How cute. Will have to think about doing that with mine. They are being shipped today.
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  6. They really do love it, which makes me happy!! I'm all about making my animals happy! Good luck with your new babies! What did you order?

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