new baby silkie chickens feed

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by stillmecle, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. stillmecle

    stillmecle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2011
    Des Moines, IA
    Do I need to add grit or anything to baby chickens feed? I am feeding them chick starter now but that is it. I am new at having chickens so any help is appreciated.
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2011
    Nope, the starter is a complete ration. It has everything they need. You can also feed other SOFT foods without grit (boiled/scrambled egg, yogurt, bananas). Think of it this way, if its a food that you yourself would have to chew- they'll need to chew it too. Good luck!

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