teaching chicks how to eat???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by morgakl2, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. morgakl2

    morgakl2 In the Brooder

    Jul 24, 2011
    When or if my eggs hatch, I know to leave the chicks in the bator for like 24 hours. But, my father-in-law told me that after I put them in the "brooder box" I'm going to have to teach them how to eat and drink? Is that true?
  2. When I put the chicks in the brooder I put each ones beak into the water dish, but they eat on their own if the chick starter is on a flat surface.
  3. Quote:That's what I do also! [​IMG]

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