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How long does it take????

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cluckychick, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. cluckychick

    cluckychick Songster

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    I fed my 3+ week olds a mush of ground hamburger, yougurt, feed and some grit for the first time last night. It was fun to watch them play keep away from one another. I had tried just yogurt but they wouldn't touch the stuff, lol. I was wondering how long it takes a chicken to digest their food after they eat it? Maybe there's a post on this and someone could point me in that direction.
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Well, to completely empty out an adult for processing only takes like 12 hours. I would guess a chick to be just a few hours.

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