Hi another Newbie here from Sydney!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kathyp3, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. kathyp3

    kathyp3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I have been rearing 3 babies now for 10 weeks. They have been out in their new coop for 2 weeks.
    I would like to know how much food do you feed them?
    I leave the growing chicken feed always in the cage but take down treats for them.
    How often is it ok to feed them as they always eat what ever I take them down, its mainly brown rice, corn, bean sprouts and bok choy.
    They eat better than we do.
    Any advice would be helpful.

    thanks
    in advance
    Kathy
    Millie, Tillie and Lillie
     
  2. Urban Chaos

    Urban Chaos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome Kathy, Millie, Tillie and Lillie [​IMG]

    Check out the Raising Chicks or the Feeding and Managing your Flock section , there will be plenty of answers to your Q's.
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Pride, La. You'll learn lots & lots here!! [​IMG]

    Mine are fed free choice. They have access to their food and water 24/7. When it's empty I refill it. They also get any leftovers from the fridge we have!!
     
  4. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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  5. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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  6. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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  7. Chicken.Lytle

    Chicken.Lytle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC! I started with chickens over the summer and the people of BYC have been great. Please visit my BYC Page for my blog links that you may find informative or amusing.
     
  8. NaeNae

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    [​IMG] YAY another Aussie [​IMG]

    Welcome hun, I am only new here too (and also to chooks) looking forward to sharing feathered adventures x

    Nae x
     
  9. ghillie

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  10. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] My birds have access to food and water all day. They also get a lot of treats. As long as it's fresh and clean I wouldn't worry too much about over feeding. Mine free range during the day and don't look to be over weight at all. I too think my birds eat better than I do (at least healthier) mommy doesn't share her chocolate!
     

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