Raw food for chicks (and ducklings)

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mohdhamza, Apr 3, 2017.

  1. mohdhamza

    mohdhamza Out Of The Brooder

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    Here we don't have any ready-made / commercial feed available.
    I have 3 khaki campbells and 4 white leghorns, all 5 days old. Till now I have only given them hard boiled egg (finely chopped) and water.
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    What do you have there as far as grain---that you could get to feed them? Do you have corn there and a old blender(something to grind the corn)? A farmer down the road you could buy some from?? Do you have friends or family that has ducks/chickens that you could talk with and find out what they feed them? I do not think chopped eggs will work right on and on.
     
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  3. mohdhamza

    mohdhamza Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm thinking of feeding them greens from the 8th or 10th day, and grain from the 15th day.
    I have 3 adults (in a separate area) and they eat everything.
    I have corn, wheat, rice, millets (bajra). But due to the heat (38°C now) I don't feed them corn.
     

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