Grogel question, got it figured out, and they liked it.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chicky Joy, Aug 26, 2008.

  1. Chicky Joy

    Chicky Joy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got six chicks that will be here in an hour. I have a packet of grogel that says it is enough for 100 chicks. What do I do to give it to my six babies? Do I try and divide it and save the rest of the powder? Do I make the whole packet and toss what I don't need?
     
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  2. Chicky Joy

    Chicky Joy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah, they'll be here in 5-10 minutes. How should I go about mixing this stuff?
     
  3. New2Peeps

    New2Peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the package says to use 1/2 cup water for 100 chicks, then you could just use 1/4 of the package and mix it with 2 table spoons of water. That would be enough for 25 chicks. If you cut that in half it would be 1/8 of the package to a tablespoon of water--enough for 12 chicks.

    Then you can just put the rest in a ziploc and use it as needed.
     
  4. Chicky Joy

    Chicky Joy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the tips. I got it all figured out last night. They were all into everything, feed, grogel, water. They were zooming around the brooder like little blurs [​IMG]
     
  5. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Quote:Any pics of the little buggers ??
     
  6. Chicky Joy

    Chicky Joy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    awwww, how cute !!!! How old are they ??
     
  8. Chicky Joy

    Chicky Joy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two days old this morning. They hatched Monday morning.
     
  9. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

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    Congrats!!! They are beautiful! You'll be very pleased with them - it's a very good breed. Winter hardy and they lay well all throughout the year.
     
  10. TexasJoe

    TexasJoe Taking a break

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    very cute! the grogel is a good start, and you can use as little as needed..that way you can change it out when they've covered it in poop
     

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