Chicks and their mom

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Chicken_Lover4567, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. Chicken_Lover4567

    Chicken_Lover4567 Songster

    Jun 22, 2008
    Central Texas
    I just set my broody hen on some eBay eggs. I was wondering, when her chicks hatch, is it alright if she eats the chick feed? I don't want the chicks to eat Laying Pellets, but I also don't know if it's ok for her to eat chick feed. [​IMG] Help?
  2. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Songster

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    Its fine to feed her chick feed. She will love it. you can also feed her layer crumbles til the babies come then switch to medicated start and grow crumbles.

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