Lazy babies!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Yasminka, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. Yasminka

    Yasminka New Egg

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    my Cornish X Rock babies are a week old, and are parking their little bums in front of the feeder and just settin' there. Should I be withholding food yet?
     
  2. Giammona farm

    Giammona farm Out Of The Brooder

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    I usually mix 3 table spoons of regular white sugar in there water. Mix less as they get older. Most meat birds do that for a while.
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2010
  3. Wolfwoman

    Wolfwoman Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2010
    Chickaloon, Alaska
    What the heck does sugar water have anything to do with the question?? [​IMG]

    I stopped free feeding mine at 3 weeks, yes they WILL park their butts in front of and in the feeder if allowed. At the 3 weeks I went to 12 on 12 off feeding.
     

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