How much to feed 1 month old chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rooster brandon., Oct 18, 2010.

  1. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How much should i feed 4 (chicks) 1 month old so how much should i feed a day ?
     
  2. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feed chicks free choice (unless they're cornish x) so feed and water during dayling hours. I leave it out all the time, but it's not like they eat/drink at night, I'm just not aways able to get out to the coop at first light.
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Just keep the feeder full at all times for chicks. When it gets down to the fine powered stuff, add more chick starter.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    As much as they want to eat. Food and water should be available 24 hours a day.
     
  5. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree...you don't have to worry about growing chicks over eating.
     
  6. Lisa202

    Lisa202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 10 5 week old bantams will eat almost a full feeder (a quart size) everyday. While I see a lot of food on the floor, it's not that much to make a big difference. (little piggies)
     
  7. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Free choice.
     
  8. Buns

    Buns Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Please tell me about feeding cornish. I recently acquired a few and have been letting them have free choice food along with the others. Thank you.
     

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