new birds. change of feed.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by aliveandliving, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. aliveandliving

    aliveandliving In the Brooder

    Aug 13, 2010
    new here:)
    pretty stoked to have some ducklings and just got a couple chickens!

    pretty much in new territory when it comes to chickens.
    the women i got them from had them all in individual cells like 18x18x32
    they have clipped but crooked beaks.
    i think she said they were eating corn crumble?
    im not sure its all new and greek to me but i had been given a bag of 18% lay
    so they er eating that and worms and their poo is yellow and runny and tehy seem happy enough.
    they laid an egg already.
    is this just because i changed their diet?
    is the stress of a new diet on top of everything else going to cause them to molt?
    how long will they molt for?

    THANKYOU! So happy that i have th einternet. answers at your finger tips [​IMG]
  2. mgw

    mgw Songster

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    I am not sure if they are molting or not. but changing thier diet will definatly have make for runny poo.
  3. mgw

    mgw Songster

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    Oh yeah WELCOME to BYC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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