Do i feed the babies a different food if momma takes care of them

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BirdBrained, May 7, 2009.

  1. BirdBrained

    BirdBrained Out Of The Brooder

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    If I let My hen hatch the eggs and take care of the babies do i change their diet and if so how do i keep momma from eating the chic food?
     
  2. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Rayne Louisiana
    I have always fed my broody momma's chick starter as well. She's the one that teaches them what to eat and how.
     
  3. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    I read in several articles that she can have chick starter with the chicks because she wont be laying eggs till she is done raising them anyway.
     
  4. BirdBrained

    BirdBrained Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks so much for the info
     

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