How much does a chick eat?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Beckyhsinglsc, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. Beckyhsinglsc

    Beckyhsinglsc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How much does a chick eat at different ages?
    I am getting 10 chicks this week and I have 50# of starter ready for them.
    Can someone tell me how fast they'll go through this? Will this last the whole 6 weeks that they should be on starter?
    How fast will they go through the grower after that?

    I order their food so I need to know a month in advance when to get more and I'd like to keep it as fresh as possible so I don't want to order too much.
     
  2. nicoletm24

    nicoletm24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ours go through it pretty quick. but, we got a 50lb bag 3 weeks ago, and there is still plenty in [email protected]!!!!!
     
  3. sixxchixx

    sixxchixx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think they actually spill more than they eat.... so you may need to buy more.
     

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