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3 week olds: feeding?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by AmyLM, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. AmyLM

    AmyLM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to start offering them other foods. I gave them eggs last week but it resulted in some loose stool. So I was wondering when would be a better time to start trying to give them new things, and what things should I start with?
     
  2. rosegal

    rosegal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't offer any other foods until 4 weeks. And, I start with very finely cut fresh grasses with a shoe box of nice clean sand for them at the same time. After they start to eat this and their poop is ok I give them oatmeal and yogurt.
     
  3. mikecnorthwest

    mikecnorthwest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't feed them anything other than chick starter until they're at laying age. Then I switch to layer feed and at that point I start to give scratch, breads, a few table scraps, greens, etc. I've always been afraid to mess with their diets prior to laying age.
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Plane chick starter is best for them.

    Chris
     
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2012

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