How much feed daily?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mcharles13, May 20, 2010.

  1. mcharles13

    mcharles13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey guys, been having fun w/ my 10 chicks.

    They are 3 wks old now and eat everything i put out. How much am i supposed to feed them daily?

    5 barred rock, 5 new hampshire.

    This is how big they were 3 days ago.

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  2. mcharles13

    mcharles13 Out Of The Brooder

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    more pics.

    This was the brooder i put them in until just 2 days ago. They are now in a much larger space now with plenty of perches. I converted an old dresser drawer that was going to be trashed.

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    The newspaper has since been replaced with pine shavings. They LOVED that.
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    Fixed! It's pretty hot up here now so no need for the heat lamp.
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  3. MeerKat

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    Quote:I just keep food out all the time for mine, but I'm not that knowlegable about chics yet so I'll just bump you up . Maybe we both will learn something .
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Young chickens should have food and water available 24/7. Same goes for adult birds. Once they are laying if they are restricted on food OR water for any length of time it can affect their production.
     
  5. mcharles13

    mcharles13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sounds good. food 24/7 it is. Thanks guys.
     

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