Nutrition for baby chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Terry Morache, Jan 31, 2014.

  1. Terry Morache

    Terry Morache Out Of The Brooder

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    What is the food water need for baby chicks and what/how do you feed them
     
  2. SelfMadeFarming

    SelfMadeFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Give them chick starter. Fill their feeder and they will eat what they want
    Same with water.
    Here a pic of when mine were chicks around their feeder and waterer.
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  3. GarthRyan

    GarthRyan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They sell feed formulated for chicks, check with a local farm store like a feed store or tractor supply. And for water, they drink just plain tap water.
    To feed them you could either scatter it in their brooder or use a feeder made for chickens which I would recommend because it will keep the feed clean and that way they'll have constant access to feed. For water, use a shallow bowl or a waterer which they also make just for chickens, and I also recommend. Maybe take a visit to the learning center on here, seems like you're quite new to this. The learning center will answer both of those questions in better detail.
     

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