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

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    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!

    Thanks!
     
  2. WI FarmChick

    WI FarmChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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. :)

    http://www.themodernhomestead.us/article/Poultry.html
     

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