Babies...food??

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by halo, Sep 16, 2009.

  1. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Quick question, please. Im hatching out some baby guineas (keets?) and just realized that I have no idea what they eat. Do I need to get medicated chick starter for them, or can I feed them Flockraiser that Im feeding the "herd" right now?
     
  2. txchickie

    txchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gamebird starter is best. Keets grow FAST and they need the extra protien. I've found a 28% that I feed my entire flock of birds (chickens and all).

    They should do okay on a regular chick starter, though. But personally I'd shell out the extra $3-5 bucks for gamebird starter.
     
  3. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Thats good to know, thanks.
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I feed mine a 20% flock raiser, since I brood them with chicks. They do fine on this, but gamebird starter is better for them.
     

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