ran out

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by IDcorina8, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. IDcorina8

    IDcorina8 Hatching

    Mar 9, 2016
    i didn't realize i was running low on chick feed and this morning my chicks ate the last of what i had and i won't be able to run to the feed store until tomorrow morning. my chicks are between 3-5 weeks. that being said will they be okay until tomorrow morning or is there something i could feed them that most people have in their pantry.
    thanks for reading:)

  2. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Crowing

    Oct 21, 2015
    No where Nebraska
    They will probably be just fine, if you would like feed them some hardboiled eggs, they love it and it is full of everything they need.
    ETA: Any cooked egg is good, hardboiled is best but fried works great too
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2016
  3. jacqueg

    jacqueg Hatching

    Aug 24, 2008
    If you have other animals, try feeding your chicks some of their feed. Chickens are omnivores, so yes, they can eat meat.

    You could also try some cooked rice or other grain, and some cooked veggies.

    It won't hurt them to not have a perfectly balanced diet for one day.

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