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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by steve25, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. steve25

    steve25 In the Brooder

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    I have 34 8 week old chicks , can i feed them some scratch on coop or outside pen floor yet?
     

  2. elmo

    elmo Songster

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    Sure, just make sure they have access to grit. And you don't want to offer so much scratch that they don't eat their regular chicken feed, which has the protein they need for their still rapid growth. Chick starter should still form the major part of their diet.
     

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