when can i put them on shavings?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DixieChickie, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. DixieChickie

    DixieChickie Songster

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    I have six lil ones, by Friday they will all be a week old......when can I put shavings down?
     

  2. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Songster

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    I start at 2 weeks . Some start earlyer :)make sure you use pine .
     
    Last edited: Aug 10, 2011
  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Crowing

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    I use shavings since day one. [​IMG]
     
  4. Lurkeygirl2011

    Lurkeygirl2011 Chirping

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    I start shavings at day 3.
     
  5. Freckle Face Farm

    Freckle Face Farm Songster

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    Quote:x2 hatcher to brooder with pine shavings [​IMG]
     

  6. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Right now. ALL of my chicks go onto shavings straight out of the incubator or from the hatchery box.
     
  7. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Crowing Premium Member

    Day One.
     
  8. ladyride

    ladyride Songster

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    day 1 [​IMG]
     
  9. Chemguy

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    I used shavings from the start. No problems.
     

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