They are so quiet...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by shelleyd2008, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I dusted my brooder babies with poultry/garden dust tonight, after finding one of my 5-6 week old silkies with at least 10 mites/lice under each wing. That chick ended up dying, and the others in the same brooder were almost as bad.

    So I dusted them, and there is not one peep out of that room, other than the normal quiet peeps you can only hear if you're in there, not the 'ACK!! Something is trying to eat me!!!' peeps that I normally hear. So this means that I've:
    A) killed them all;
    B) completely worn them out and they are now sleeping exhaustedly;
    or
    C) Finally made them comfortable so they can rest.

    I believe it's the latter [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 21, 2009
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    I hope so! Poor things, that must have been unpleasant for them. This is for the chickies: [​IMG]
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:I know, I couldn't believe it when I saw how many that poor baby had on it! [​IMG] The poor thing. These brooders are in the house, I would have never thought they could get them inside! [​IMG]
     
  4. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you prevent this?
     

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