Delivered today .. Feeding question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chadpoke75, Jan 30, 2014.

  1. chadpoke75

    chadpoke75 Out Of The Brooder

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    How much do I feed them ? [​IMG]
     
  2. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Just give them their feeder full of chick starter and let them eat what they want. Chicks grow really fast, they need a lot of nutrition and should have food, chick starter, available at all times.

    Edited to add: Just have to say how jealous I am! I love nothing more then getting a box of new chicks to install in my brooder lol!
     
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  3. denco5

    denco5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where did you order from and where did you ship them to? Did the cold weather affect any of them during the shipping? dID THEY ALL MAKE IT ok?
     
  4. chadpoke75

    chadpoke75 Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered from Ideal poultry in Cameron Texas . I ordered 10 and they put in an extra 8 for warmth and comfort .. They shipped yesterday , so I called first thing to see if they were there and they were so I ran down to get them put heat on high it was still in the 30's . I got them home. dunk there heads in water and they are happy under the heat lamp .. They all look good .. I'm very happy with this order .. They all were eating well and found the water ..
     
  5. KuroKitsune

    KuroKitsune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all my birds chicks to adults have food avaiable 24/7 and they do well dont seem to over eat
     
  6. chadpoke75

    chadpoke75 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks , I wasn't quite sure with the little ones , I'll keep them full [​IMG]
     
  7. KuroKitsune

    KuroKitsune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the only chicks that people ever usually restrict food is with the cornish cross meat birds to control their growth but all other breeds can have as much as they want
     

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