how much should i be feeding

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jtr, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. jtr

    jtr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 10 rir that are 11 weeks old and 7 7 week olds they are seperated how much should i feed them
     
  2. Chickiemom25

    Chickiemom25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As much as they want.. Daily I am going through at least a 16 oz cup of starter and 4 oz of scratch for 5 6-8 week olds plus treats.... I think I have to raise that some more as they are going through it. They now have 2 feeders since I integrated them last night so I will be able to fed more at a time.
     
  3. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed on feeding them as much as they want. Fill up a big feeder and they will take all they need. Make sure also to have a good supply of clean water always available. When they are on the roost, they will not eat and drink, but will want to begin again at dawn.
     

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