Chicks: Okay to Feed Ground Venison or Beef?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Leahs Mom, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. Leahs Mom

    Leahs Mom True BYC Addict

    Feb 9, 2012
    Northern Indiana
    Good morning!

    I would like to suppliment my feed with a bit more protien. Is it okay to feed raw ground beef or venison to young chicks in moderation?
  2. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yup, in moderation. Protien requirements vary with the breed, but regular barnyard types can get along just fine on comercial starter/grower. Oriental breeds do better on lower protien. Be moderate in any supplement as high protien can lead to joint problems as they grow........Pop

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