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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by timeryrose, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. timeryrose

    timeryrose New Egg

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    ok so i scrambled an egg yolk for my day old chick. It seems to like it. after all a chic can live off of the rest of yolk it absorbs in egg for about a day. thats why they can be shipped in mail. so you would think scrambled yolks would be fine. i will start putting some sandy soil in its food tomorrow. does this sound ok?
     
  2. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It does have chick starter right? There is really no need for treats so early in life. Chick starter has exactly what they need for a healthy diet and treats can take away from that. Welcome to the site and best of luck!
     
  3. timeryrose

    timeryrose New Egg

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    i have to wait till tomorrow to get chic starter because i have to drive 1 hr. to get it. our local farm store only sells 50lb bags of it. dont think i need that much for one chic. yea it sucks.
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, timeryrose, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! When you pick up the chick starter you might also get a small bag of chick grit. Good luck to you!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Maybe it's a omen that you get a dozen more chicks to help eat all that starter food.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! Egg yolk is great food for little chicks, yes. No problem there. I would suggest you try and get a friend or 3 for the little one though. Chickens are social creatures and they do much better in groups or pairs.
     
  9. timeryrose

    timeryrose New Egg

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    so I now have two chicks that have hatched. I fed them egg yolks for several days mixed with a little sand. they ate it and loved it! I now have organic chick food which they also love. Thanks for all the feedback. I love this site! wooohoo!
     
  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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