How long can they go?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by 78Vette, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. 78Vette

    78Vette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 chicks that are about 2 weeks old and I just ran out of feed. Will they be ok if I cant get feed untill tomarrow ? Or is there somthing I can give them to hold them over untill I can get feed in the morning? Thanks
     
  2. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    You probably shouldn't just leave them without any food at all, maybe you could give them some fruits/vegetables/ground corn to snack on until you get to food.
     
  3. 78Vette

    78Vette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could I use some corn mill or should I use fresh corn?
     
  4. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    I think either would work, it's just something to tide them over until you get reall food anyway.
     
  5. florida lee

    florida lee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will be ok until tomorrow. Just make sure they have fresh water.
     
  6. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    I don't mean to be contradictory but I disagree, unless they are free ranging all day so that they can find food for themselves, growing chicks need food.
     
  7. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

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    You can also scramble them some eggs. They will love it.
     
  8. 78Vette

    78Vette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will get some corn mill and a little oat mill in there for them untill I can get some in the morning. They have pleny of water and I can have there food early so should not be a big deal. I hope.
     
  9. chicklover16

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    Good [​IMG]
     
  10. 78Vette

    78Vette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should I moisten it some or leave dry? And thanks alot for the help.
     

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