special feed needed

Discussion in 'Nutrition - Sponsored by Purina Poultry' started by pipnchirp, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. pipnchirp

    pipnchirp Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,

    I have a chick with one good leg, she burns off everything she eats right now hopping around and I want to know if there is something I could feed her to boost her calories? She eats nature's best organic at the moment.
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    How old is the chick? That will make a difference. Is the nature's grown the 16% grower or the 18% starter?
    If it is the grower, the energy in it should be adequate. If the 18, you could add some wheat, barley, corn or milo.
     
  3. DrPatrickBiggs

    DrPatrickBiggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi pipnchirp,

    Your best option is to just continue feeding her the diet she is eating. Adding anything else to boost calories is likely to dilute the nutrition that she is getting.
     

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