Author: Anya

Caring for Chicks

Caring for Chicks
By Anya Rushworth

Materials:
Chicken heater
Chick food from Manna Pro
Water
Chick feeder
Chick waterer
Small rocks
Fabric
1″ binder clips
Aquarium
Wood shavings
Towels

 

Instructions:

  1. Put the aquarium where you want to keep chicks. Make sure it is a warm place in the house.
  2. Put the towel in the aquarium. Make sure to cover the whole bottom and not bunched up.
  3. Put the chick heater to the lowest setting and put it in the aquarium.
    chicks under heater
  4. Fill the feeder with chick feed and put it in the aquarium. Place the feeder away from the heater.
  5. Put the rocks around in the waterer so the chicks cannot get wet or drown.
    rocks in chick waterer
  6. Fill the waterer with fresh water and put it in the aquarium closer to the heater.
  7. Put in chicks!
  8. Cover the top of the aquarium with fabric. Hold the fabric down with the clips.
  9. Every hour or so, you should check their feeder and waterer. If they are not full, put more in.
  10. When the chicks get older and can move their towels, put in wood chips instead of towels.