Water needs

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by treeman, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. treeman

    treeman Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 23, 2011
    My 4 girls are 3 weeks old and appear very healthy.

    They seem to have started "tanking up". The last 2 days, they have consumed an entire quart waterer. Is this normal or does it show a problem with the rest of their diet?? I give them medicated Sunfresh feed which they eat 1 quart / day. They go outside to their run 3-4 times per week and eat gnats and red spider mites that are all over area.
  2. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2011
    North Carolina
    I dont think that is too much if they are drinking/eating free choice. Try one of the larger water fonts, you'll love them.
  3. BWKatz

    BWKatz Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2010
    When mine were little I changed their quart waterer every day just to make sure it was clean and that they had enough... never any problem.

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