Fermented feed for new chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lazy gardener, Feb 4, 2014.

  1. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Flock Master

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    I'm starting a new batch of chicks in early April. My current flock is doing very well on fermented feed. Does any one have experience starting chicks right away of fermented feed? Or do you typically start them on chick starter crumble and then switch to fermented feed? also, lets hear from folks who get chicks going on greens, sod, soil, grit. How soon do you start these when brooding artificially. I'm of the camp that Mama hen would not limit her hatchlings to stuff in a bag, so I won't either!
     
  2. Cooper Farms

    Cooper Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If u put it in there for them to eat and they taste it and like it they will eat it. I even feed my little chicks table scraps
     

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