How much feed?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by HokiFarmer, May 20, 2017.

  1. HokiFarmer

    HokiFarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I'm wondering how much chick starter feeder I will need to buy for the chicks first 8 weeks. It comes in 10kg and 25kg bags.

    Which one will I need to get if I have 3 chicks?

    Which one will I need if I have 6 chicks?

    Thanks.
     
  2. SueT

    SueT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you not get it in smaller bags? We can buy it here in the US in 5 lb bags which = 2.26 kg. If you can't get it that small, then go for the 10 kg. After a few months, it can get moldy if not used up.
     
  3. Folly's place

    Folly's place Overrun With Chickens

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    Buy the smaller bag, and make sure it's as fresh as possible. Check the mill date on the bag, and it shouldn't be older than about four weeks. Some of the vitamins fade over time, and it can get stale or rancid. Mary
     

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