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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Bec, Jan 24, 2010.

  1. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    what else can they have for now? I have 4 - 1 week old silkies and no baby food until tomorrow. .

    They are trying to eat some crushed up laying pellets, but they seem to big still. I will get some chick feed tomorrow, but what can I give them in the mean time?

  2. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Songster

    Nov 14, 2009
    Boyers, Pa
    If you have a mortar & pestle use it to powder the pellets. Even the chick starter needs ground a little for silkies the first 2 weeks.
  3. HEChicken

    HEChicken Crowing

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    Hard boiled eggs, yogurt, oatmeal (made with water, not milk). I'm sure others will have some more ideas.

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