Feeding baby Serama's???

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by JudyMcKinn, Jan 17, 2009.

  1. JudyMcKinn

    JudyMcKinn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been told that even if feeding crumbles chick feed, it needs to be ground, or crumbled finer, so the tiny Seramas can eat it. I have been placing small batches between wax paper and rolling it with a rolling pin, which crumbles it finer. They are now 3 weeks old--how long before you all fed regular chick crumbles to your Seramas? I would think 3 weeks would be good enough, but don't want to get anyone clogged up. [​IMG]
     
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    I bet they're big enough. If you're worried, give them some parakeet grit. But I think they'll be fine.
     
  3. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    They should be old enough, just watch them closely. We use a coffee grinder to grind their feed when they first hatch. Congrats on your new babies. [​IMG]
     
  4. JudyMcKinn

    JudyMcKinn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Meant to also ask, how long should I use the quail waterer, instead of a regular chick waterer?
     
  5. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    I use a quail waterer with mine until they are pretty much feathered out. But that is just me. [​IMG]
     
  6. Solace

    Solace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't sweat it that much. I'll dip some feed out in a container then use my fingers to grind it up. I've never had a problem with them.
     

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