Are my girls hungry?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by greenckick, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. greenckick

    greenckick Out Of The Brooder

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    Every phase is a new adventure for us. We have 5 girls between 7-8 weeks old. They are outside in the chicken tractor 100% and are allowed to free range 1-3 hours on weekdays and up to 6-8 hours on weekends when we are home. I fill the feeder in the morning before work but it is empty when I get home. Are they hungry? They are still eating out of the chick feeder and I added a pint size cup that hangs on the side, both have been empty the last day or two. Should I add another cup or two?
    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. AnimalLady123

    AnimalLady123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should because they're getting big!! :) Good luck!!!! ;)
     
  3. AnimalLady123

    AnimalLady123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are 6 weeks old and they have to have their feeders and waterers (?) filled twice a day
     
  4. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    Growing chicks need lots of food, I would add more if I where you.
     
  5. Mingming

    Mingming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We just stepped up to the big feeder this weekend because I was filling that little one up twice a day! I got one that holds 10 lbs and at first thet were scared of it but now they love it! My little ones are about 8 weeks old.
     

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