my chicks feel thin

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by HappyChickadee, Mar 24, 2015.

  1. HappyChickadee

    HappyChickadee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried googling information. My chicks were originally on medicated started and i switched them to organic chick feed a couple of weeks ago. But I feel like it does not have anything to do with the food because i see them eating often. There is one in the bunch that is sort of fat and the other three I can clearly see and feel their keel bone. I am afraid that they are too thin but what could be the issue? Maybe they should be wormed? If I wormed them then what should I do. I do put ACV in their water several times a week. Maybe I should just be feeding them higher protein like boiled eggs?
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are the chicks? They should be on high protein starter until POL look at the protein that was in the starter (24% probably) and what they are getting now. Are they getting a fair chance at the feed stations? Are all the thin ones the same breed?
     

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