Feeding new chicks??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Trublu112, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. Trublu112

    Trublu112 In the Brooder

    Apr 19, 2008
    My babies arrived Tuesday and so far so good:) I only have 10, but that's enough for starting out. I do have them on medicated chick starter food and they all have great appetites and drink their water great too. But I have noticed that if a fly gets down in the brooder container with them they go crazy chasing it, LOL! And these girls are only a few days old! Would it hurt to give them "crippled" flys to chase and try to eat at this age or should I just give them the starter feed? TIA!!
  2. my1stchicks

    my1stchicks Songster

    May 12, 2008
    North FL
    Don't know for sure about the flies but I don't think it will hurt them.

    Congrats on the little ones and post pics when you can [​IMG]

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