Changing feed

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Flyboy718, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. Flyboy718

    Flyboy718 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How often do you change out the feed for the chicks? When I fill up that quart mason jar feeder it weighs in at 1 1/4 lbs. And they only eat probably a quarter to maybe a half of a pound a day I would say, all nine of 'em. So, there is still a lot of feed in there and last night was their first night and I threw out the old and put all new in, but tonight, I just left what has been in there. I just don't see the need to throw all that feed away it still has plenty in the feeder. What do you guys do?
     
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    I leave it until they eat it all. [​IMG]
     
  3. claudicles

    claudicles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Occasionally I throw out the dusty stuff that accumulates in the feeder but mostly I just add more.
     

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