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How much food per day for chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tdaigle, May 29, 2016.

  1. tdaigle

    tdaigle Out Of The Brooder

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    I am starting an egg business and looking for a little info. I know that all a full grown henn needs per day is 0.3 pounds of food. I want to know how much a chick needs per day for about the first 7 weeks of their life.

    Thanks :)
     
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  3. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Chicks should have free and constant daylight access to food and water. They will eat as much as they need, as and when they want.

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  4. tdaigle

    tdaigle Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the info CT. I've been in the chicken business for a little while now and am looking to cut feed costs and am being quite successful with my layers. I'll just feed them as much as they want. That's what I've been doing anyhow.

    Thanks ;)
     

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