How much?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickiemom08, May 5, 2017.

  1. chickiemom08

    chickiemom08 Out Of The Brooder

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    How much do I need to feed my newly hatched chick?
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    As much as they are willing to eat. Young chicks grow very fast. They need constant access to feed to fuel that growth.
     
  3. chickiemom08

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    So I can pur it in the box with him? Do I need to stay up all night with him?
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    A stuffed animal can help reduce the constant cheeping of a lone chick. Put the feed in a chick feeder or shallow bowl or plate.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If you have a small, unbreakable mirror - put it where the chick can see it. He will think there is another bird with him.
     
  6. chickiemom08

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    I found a stuffed animal. I am just so excited to have this chick. This is our second hatching and the first to survive.
     

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