Can my broody/mom eat chick food?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 6mutts, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. 6mutts

    6mutts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi, hopefully i will have chicks next weekend (3 eggs under momma now!), when they hatch they will stay in the coop with mom, my question is---can I have just chick food in there for babies AND mom? They are seperated from the rest of the flock, but in the same coop
     
  2. VICHICKENGUY

    VICHICKENGUY New Egg

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    Hi. I have always let my hen eat the same food as their chicks. Chick starter is higher in protien so it helps to keep her energy levels up.

    Good luck
     
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2009

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