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feeding 6 week old chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by sabrina1099, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. sabrina1099

    sabrina1099 Out Of The Brooder

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    what should I be feeding her ? she is still kept inside a box inside
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    They're ready to go outside. You can continue to feed the starter/grower till they start to lay eggs.

    Do you only have one?
     
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  3. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Chickens are flock animals and usually don't fare well alone.
     
  4. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    I usually feed chick starter till it runs out and I need to buy more, then chick grower till they reach the age you expect them to start laying around 20-25 weeks then move them on to layer feed. I also tend to save a bit of the one before and feed them the old and the new mixed together for a few days as they tend to get a bit of diareah if you just swap them straight over.
     

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