1st timers getting 1 week old grey silkies today! Need help with how to feed URGENT! wnat to feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jrfromnh, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. jrfromnh

    jrfromnh New Egg

    Apr 17, 2012
    Williston, Vermont
    Hello All,

    I am getting 4 grey silkies...1 week old today.
    I want to feed them an all organic diet. I live in a rural area and they will be free ranging on my lawn and in the woods or wherever they wan to go.
    My question is what can I feed them as chicks for an organic diet?
    Please help! I do not want to feed them the chick starter food, unless absolutely necessary!
    Need info ASAP!

  2. WI FarmChick

    WI FarmChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2012
    Well..you can order some organic feed or you can buy all the organic ingredients (If available in your area) and mix/grind your own.

    I have been feeding my flock whole grains and I only have a few grains that need to be cracked yet. soon they will be eating all whole grains.

    I can not afford organic as I do know that would be better. But i can not find it locally so I buy grains from my mill and mix myself.

    Here is a good site...lots of great info. good luck. :)


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