How much feed?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Kristin228, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. Kristin228

    Kristin228 Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, I'm getting baby chicks tomorrow! I was wondering how big of a bag of feed I need for 3-4 chicks? I wasn't quite sure how much to get...[​IMG]
     
  2. SueT

    SueT Overrun With Chickens

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    For that few baby chicks, I suggest buy a small bag such as 5 lbs.. If you can get 10 lbs, that is probably good. Buy another when it runs out. Yes it costs more per lb., but large amounts can go moldy.
     
  3. SunHwaKwon

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    What breeds (bantam or LF)?
     
  4. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    I second that. I saw a post where another person puts the feeder in the center of a cake pan to catch the food they throw around.
     
  5. Kristin228

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    Okay I'll get a ten pound bag at TSC thank you!
     
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    LF? Guessing that means regular chickens?[​IMG] Okay awesome thank you!
     
  7. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    LF is large fowl as opposed to bantam fowl.
    Best,
    Karen
     

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