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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cindytyner9, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. cindytyner9

    cindytyner9 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone. I too never thought I would be raising chickens but here I am. I bought 6 baby chicks 5 weeks ago and just love them! I would like to know though, is it ok to give the girls the Supreme mix bird seed from Wild birds Unlimited?
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Flock Master Premium Member

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    Chickens should be eating chicken food. Youngsters would be getting chick starter. Wild bird mix isn't formulated for chickens.
     
  3. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer Premium Member

    Hello and [​IMG]
    We're glad you joined us!

    X2 with drumsticks advice.
     
  4. cindytyner9

    cindytyner9 Out Of The Brooder

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    They are eating starter feed.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined. Good luck with your new flock!
     
  7. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad to have you onboard with us.

    All the best
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  8. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    "You are what you eat."

    Feed your chickens wild bird feed, and they'll fly away.
    Chickens don't know they can't fly. But...you're feeding
    yours flying-food.

    They gonna fly the coop.

    Seriously, chicken feed and bird feed are two different
    things. Probably not the best ideal, for general health
    reasons of your flock.

    But if you never thought you would get into raising chickens,
    if you don't mind me asking, what went wrong? Me, I turned
    into a really old man a few years ago, and now I have a brand
    new seven month baby to raise. I don't have a clue what
    happened. This wasn't how I had it planned. You mean, like you
    just woke up one day and you was a farmer?

    What happened?


    Spook...still doesn't understand his life
     

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