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Chick crumble or mash for day olds?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by appps, Oct 15, 2014.

  1. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    I've noticed people saying chick mash. The stuff I bought is chick starter but more of a crumble, would I need to crush it a bit for the first few days?
     
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2014
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    I too have been confused by this :confused:

    If you have chick starter crumble they should be fine on it, I have always just used chick starter even with quail And they are tiny and managed fine with it.
    A mash to me would mean more of a soaked feed, not sure if this right so hopefully some one will chip in with an answer for us.
     
  3. Farm Girl 1

    Farm Girl 1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The crumble is good, I don't use a chick mash just a chick crumble.
     

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