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Yay I saved the little peepers!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Feathers n Fur, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. Feathers n Fur

    Feathers n Fur Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2012
    Hunterdon County NJ
    We lost power last night and I had 5 one week old chicks who needed heat. My survival skills kicked in and I found hand warmers that I activated and put into socks and tied off the ends so they couldn't get at it. The hand warmers stayed warm for 8 hours (luckily the poer came back on after a few hours). All chicks sat their little bottoms on a "warm sock" before I left them with a flashlight on top of their brooder box and greeted me with little peeps in the morning.
  2. americana-lover

    americana-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2012
    Great thinking! So glad you saved the lil chickies!
  3. mrsbott

    mrsbott Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 8, 2013
    How clever, I wonder what I would have done in that situation

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