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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by krisendaaves, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. krisendaaves

    krisendaaves In the Brooder

    Apr 5, 2012
    what is best way to dry baby chick's bottom after vent cleaning? i am gently dabbing it with a dry cotton ball, but it's taking

    too long, and i am afraid to keep him out from under the light for over ten minutes. also, how long will it take before they

    are not afraid of being picked up? they tremble, and i can feel it while i'm holding them. we've fed them from our hands and

    cooed to them, and interacted with them several times a day, so i don't know if it's normal for them to still be afraid of being

    held. any advice will be very appreciated.

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