When do they start Dust-bathing?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Connorrm, May 17, 2011.

  1. Connorrm

    Connorrm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When do peeps start dust-bathing? When can I start giving them a sand box with some poultry powder mixed in?
     
  2. SandyK

    SandyK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine started the very first week. They were using the wood chips in the bottom of their cage. So cute.
     
  3. csummer8882

    csummer8882 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are 4 to 5 weeks old and I actually just saw 2 of them doing it today and ran straight here because I had no idea what they were doing! LOL
     
  4. 33yardbirds

    33yardbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2 minus the cute part. [​IMG]
     
  5. Annie84

    Annie84 Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine are 2 weeks old now, and I have noticed them "dust" bathing in their wood chips [​IMG]
     
  6. lizage

    lizage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine were doing it in their wood chips at 2 weeks old also! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 17, 2011

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