Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Raising Chicks in Two Phases

Raising Chicks in Two Phases

Phase I: The Brooder Young chicks must have a brooder for warmth and protection. Prepare the brooder by cleaning and disinfecting it before the chicks arrive. Once it has dried, cover the floor with 4 to 6 inches of dry litter material. Pinewood shavings or sawdust is recommended to aid in disease prevention.