How much should I let them eat?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by OHChick, May 18, 2007.

  1. OHChick

    OHChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My New Hampshire red pullets (25 of them) are going thru 2 2cup scoops of food a day (at least, I think yesterday they had 3). Should I just feed them whenever they're out? Or am I going to over feed them? My thinking was they're babies, let them eat what they want but I didn't know for sure.

    Ideas?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Newchickenmom&kids

    Newchickenmom&kids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you'll find most provide food free choice 24/7. They know what they need and when.
     
  3. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Unless they are meat birds, they will not overeat.

    Leave food out for them all the time.
     
  4. Cheri

    Cheri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I asked the same question! [​IMG]
     

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