I just noticed this... Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Baby_Chick, May 1, 2009.

  1. Baby_Chick

    Baby_Chick Out Of The Brooder

    One of my 5 NH Red Hen chicks is considerably larger than the other 4... Sould I be worried about the smaller chicks getting enough feed? They eat out of a feeder (I always make sure it is full) and they are 3 days old.
     
  2. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    if there is feed out all the time, free choice then food isn't a problem. i always seem to have one that just grows faster then everyone else and a runty one that is slower to mature. three days old is a short time to be worried that all are not getting enough feed.

    just make sure that it is available 24/7 for chicks. [​IMG]
     
  3. Baby_Chick

    Baby_Chick Out Of The Brooder

    Yeah, feed and water are always available...
     
  4. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    Quote:then you should be just fine. they are just like all other animals, growing on their own little schedule.

    just keep your eyes on them. [​IMG]
     

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