over feeding chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by GoldenSparrow, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen just hatched three chicks, and more are on the way.
    I keep medicated chick starter out for them (the chicks) at all times, but their crops seem to be so full!
    Can they over eat? If so, how much should I put out a day for them?

    Thank you for you help [​IMG]
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:I have had alot of chicks this spring and they do look like their crops are huge but I think it's because they are so small, I keep food out 24/7 for the first couple of weeks then I take it away at night, only because my LF make such a mess of it. I don't think you can over feed baby chicks.
     
  3. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much.
    yea i wasn't sure thanks again. [​IMG]
     

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