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How much to feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Puma, May 5, 2009.

  1. Puma

    Puma Out Of The Brooder

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    I have (13) 9 week of chicks and (3) 8-12 month old hens. How much feed should I be giving them each day. Currently I use a big plastic coffee can, usually filled to the 3/4 or full mark each morning. I can go out about 3 1/2 hours later and it is all gone. They come running to the fence when I come out and they act like they are starving. I am using a 20% grower feed. How much should I give them each day??
     
  2. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you could feed them more.....I have mine with 24/7 feeders.
     
  3. mistylady

    mistylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had food out 24/7 when my hens were babies. They did fine! [​IMG]
     

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