Meat Chickens!!

Yesterday we got 200 Meat Chicks!!!!! When you get meat hens, it is important to have the following thing already set up. Water, food, shavings, and a heat source. The chicks don’t know what water or food are yet, so it is important to dip their beaks in the water and food. Then put them under the heat lamp, heat pad, or heat table. You would also want to take a head count to make sure you were sent the right amount. You also check for Splay leg (Leg splayed out), Pasty Butt (Poop build up on the vent), and Weakness. Here are ours 🙂

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