how much crumbles can a chick eat

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by shaggy, May 12, 2009.

  1. shaggy

    shaggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'll have to go out and get some crumbles this weekend ... right now a friend loaned me a gallon bag of it

    my chicks are 2 weeks old .... there are 3 of them

    i don't want to end up grabbing a 50 pound bag of crumbles and them only eat 25 pounds before they move on to the next stage of feed

    (what's after crumbles?)
     
  2. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    get the big bag, they will eventually use it all, you can feed starter/grower along with the layer if you have any left at that time. After you give back the borrowed food, you will be just about ready for a new bag anyway. [​IMG]
     
  3. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They eat more than it seems possible to put through such little bodies!!

    You don't have to worry about a 25lb being to much.
     
  4. shaggy

    shaggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lost another one today

    down to 2 ... i'll grab a 25 pound bag
     
  5. firedove

    firedove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    shaggy, so sorry for your losses! [​IMG] 25 lbs of starter crumbles will last for your two chicks just fine.
     

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