my chicks feel thin

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

  1. HappyChickadee

    HappyChickadee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2014
    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

    Nov 30, 2007
    emmet MI
    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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