I started putting Start N' Grow in the blender for chick's first meal after hatching and have found that they seem to eat a LOT more and grow quicker if I keep offering the ground up feed. When offered freely along with unblenderized feed, the ground feed seems to get polished of about three times as fast as the crumbles. Anyone else do this or notice a difference. I don't enjoy the chore of blending their food, but it only takes a couple minutes and since I am brooding chicks heading into the winter, the sooner they put on weight and grow in their feathers, the better for me. The birds I have are copper black marans and bantam cochins.