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5 week old chicks

Posted by bernalpatchkids (My Page) on
Fri, Apr 16, 10 at 20:47

I came home this evening to a rather odd site. 3 of our four chicks were on there sides diggin and clawin at the pine shavings. I can only imagine that they were trying there hands at nesting, but I wasn't sure if it might be "mites". We've had them in the box hotel up till now, and we haven't broken out the DE yet. Any suggestions or thoughts. Thanks. ~ BPKs

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RE: 5 week old chicks

they were enjoying a dust bath. perfectly normal and nothing a chicken enjoys more then raising dust. So cute to see them dusting. Enjoy.

RE: 5 week old chicks

Definitely time to put the DE in their dust piles!

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