Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by doghamstyluv95, Apr 29, 2007.

  1. doghamstyluv95

    doghamstyluv95 Songster

    Apr 28, 2007
    we want to get ready for our chicks that we are getting soon. which food is healthy for them?
  2. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

    Jan 15, 2007
    Shepherdstown, WV
    The very best thing is to start them on chick starter for the first 3 weeks then switch to a grower for the next 12 wks or so. Seems where I am that there is no 'grower' available, so I have them on a feed called 'start and grow'. You can get chick starter in medicated or non-medicated forms, depending on whether or not your chicks were vaccinated for coccidiosis (sp?).
    Good luck with your peeps!
    and welcome to BYC!! [​IMG]

    BTW, don't forget to check out the BYC home page for more info on what you will need for you little peeps. There is an excellent selection of information there, just click the links!

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