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Hello all.. little cutie chicks are about to come.. cant wait.. just 6 days away.. on 21st Sept.. But here no chicks feed available.. Want to make chicks feed at home.. I have Its recipe just want to share it with u If anything is missing, guide me! 

5 cups organic Hull-less oats

5 cups organic Wheat

5 cups organic Green peas

2 cups shelled sunflower seeds

1 cup sesame seeds

2 tbsps blackstrap molasses

 

I am not sure weather to add lentils or not?? 

Boiled eggs + greens (spinach or parsley), yogurt, minced garlic will be added too in their diet..

what else can I add??

Is milk free-choice healthy for them as a calcium source?

 

 

Waiting for replies..

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This search may help - http://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch?search=chick+starter+recipe

 

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Oh yes It really helped.. thanks

Raw Lentils to be added in their feed??

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Oh yes It really helped.. thanks

Raw Lentils to be added in their feed??


I'm no expert, but from what i have read, raw lentils - no.

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Oh Thanks.. waiting for baby chicks now!!

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Finally my cute lovely fluffy baby chicks hatched under mama hen.. I offer them hard boiled egg mixed with their feed.. I wonder when to add minced garlic in their drinking water? They are 3 days old.

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