Wife went to work, I went an picked up 12 cute chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MykeMc, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. MykeMc

    MykeMc Out Of The Brooder

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    Went to Big R today and picked up a dozen pullets. Not sure what breeds they are. I have my coop built, just need to paint and some finishing touches, then build the run for them. I will post pics this weekend. I do have a question, I read that wood nest boxes are prone to mites. I built my nests out of OSB, should I paint them or build them out of something else?
    Thanks
    Myke
     
  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Thats great Myke! I'm sure your wife is going to love the little peepers!!! [​IMG] Enjoy!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Sorin

    Sorin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would paint them, just give them a couple of days to air out. I'm assuming your coop is wood so I would just build the nest boxes out of wood too.
     
  4. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    I just want to ask if you will explain to my DH why you went out and got the chicks. That way he might think it is a good idea when I go to work. [​IMG] [​IMG] Have fun with your chicks!
     
  5. MykeMc

    MykeMc Out Of The Brooder

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    dsqard, just phrase it right. Tell him he should go cruisin' for chicks. My wife would be better at convincing him than I would, she is very skilled at coming up with new ways to get her way and somehow I always end up thinking it was my idea?
     
  6. catchthewind

    catchthewind Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. mandapanda3186

    mandapanda3186 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hahah I just read this to my husband...he didn't find it as funny as I did...[​IMG][​IMG]
     

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