when can i dust my chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by eddie w, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. eddie w

    eddie w Out Of The Brooder

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    my chicks are 4 weeks now and just wondering when it would be safe for them to take a dust bath
     
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a dogfood bowl full of sand in with my little Serama chicks and they are about the same age. They love it.
     
  3. RebekahG77

    RebekahG77 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new to chickies... what does it mean to dust them?
     
  4. petunias212

    petunias212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think it means putting down some sand for them to dust bathe in - chicks and chickens everywhere love it!!

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  5. tgperg

    tgperg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think they're talking about treating for lice and mites either with a product specifically for that or with diatomaceous earth.

    Traci
     

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