The minimum supplies you need for raising baby chicks are:

1- Brooder lamp with ceramic base  $15.99-$17.99

1- 250 Watt Red Heat Bulb  $8.99

1- Chick feeder base, plastic or galvanized metal  $3.25-$3.99

1- Chick water base, plastic or galvanized metal $2.25-$3.49

2- regular mouth quart jars, glass or plastic, to put onto the feeder and water bases   $1.99-$2.50

1- 40 lb. bag of chick starter feed, organic $34.00 

1- bale of pine shaving bedding, fine $10.00


40 lbs of organic chick starter lasts 3 chicks approximately 6 weeks, they need to eat it for at least 2 months.

​After the first few days you can switch from paper towels to the pine bedding, it smells much better!


We also offer a chick starter gift basket which includes:

1- large wire egg collecting basket

​1- Brooder lamp, with a ceramic base
1- 250 Watt Red Heat Bulb
1- Chick feeder base, plastic or galvanized metal
1- Chick water base, plastic or galvanized metal
2- regular mouth quart jars, glass or plastic, to put onto the feeder and water bases

​1- book Chick Days

20% off your baby chicks (pre-ordered)


Just add chick starter feed and bedding!


You can email us a list of the supplies you need for your chicks at order@eggplantsupply.com


Please include in your email:

Your name (and the name your chick order is listed under)

Your phone number - where you can be reached for payment

Your scheduled chick delivery date

List of individual supplies you need OR if you'd like the Chick Starter Gift Basket

If you want starter feed and how much

If you want bedding and how much

Any other questions or items you may be wanting


 We will then call you for prepayment for your baby chicks and supplies to have ready for curbside pick up.  All chick orders will include the $2 chick carrier box to help maintain social distancing. Please note we may be calling you back on our personal cell phone numbers to keep the store line open.


Once you've paid, you can pick up your supplies before your chick order comes in if you like.  Then on your chick delivery day pleasecall when you arriveat the store and we can run your chicks out to you!


This will help us maintain social distancing while helping you get everything you need for your chicks, and make a busy chick day run smoothly for everyone! 


Thank you for adapting with us and please email if you have any questions!  We are doing our best to keep up and we appreciate your patience as we fine tune our new ways of operating!


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