Food consumption

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bg62, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. bg62

    bg62 Chirping

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    Our chicks are 8 weeks old, I have been filling up the feeder whenever it gets low. My question is this, should I just give them a set amount each day and when its gone it's gone, or keep the feeder full and let them graze at it?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging 7 Years

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    If all they have to eat is chicken feed, keep it at least half full. They won't overeat chicken feed.
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Are you raising meaties or layers? Feeding practices will differ for each. For layers, I just keep food available at all times.
     

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