Today was my first day as a pen 10 supervisor, which includes sections A-D. To start, A had 20, B had 10, C had 20 and D had 22 for a total of 72 chicks. B and D were on twice a day formula, while A and C were on once a day formula.
My day started at 7am to begin the BID formula tube feedings for pens B and D. When I entered pen B, there was one little chick that was lying down while the rest of the chicks were huddled together. This chick was rather scrawny, covered in guano and other chicks were picking on it. The chick tubed fine but when I set it down it immediately laid back down and looked rather weak. I let Venessa know and the chick was immediately moved to the “weakie” pen. When I went to feed formula to pen D, I had a very late start because more formula needed to be made. I was behind by an hour just to start the morning off.