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Opinions on Chick food brands

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mikewoods, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. mikewoods

    mikewoods Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm just getting started in the hobby and would like to hear some opinions on chick food brands. I figured I'd just use the Start & Grow Purina food since its readily available. Is there anything specific I should look for in a chick food? Also- what ratio of chick food to grit should I use?

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just about any chick starter will do.
    And you do not need any grit (unless they eat something other than chick starter).
    If you provide grit, just put some in a small bowl and allow them to consume it if they need it.
     
  3. mikewoods

    mikewoods Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the reply! I guess I was over-thinking it. Can't wait to get my chicks on March 16th!
     
  4. pm

    pm Out Of The Brooder

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    I've had good luck with Armada feed. It's cheaper than Purina and it's made just a few miles from where you live, Armada MI.

    Paul
     

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