chix & scratch

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by delfargo, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. delfargo

    delfargo Chillin' With My Peeps

    when can i give my chicks scratch? i got a bag and the grains look too big for the 2 1/2 week old chicks to eat. i didn't see any "chick scratch".
    thanx for the info.
     
  2. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
    Some times you have to ask for the chick starter. At my feed store, they have it bulk and then bag it up in the size you want., they also have some 10lb bags already made up.
    Regular hen scratch is a little big for little ones, but they may be able to eat some of the smaller seeds in there.

    How many chicks and what kind?
     

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