What is the best feed brand for baby chicks

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by btny9, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. btny9

    btny9 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was just wondering what brand of feed is more beneficial for baby chicks
     
  2. The one at your local feed store. [​IMG]

    I guess we are all partial but I've never tried one that didn't work if that is what you are getting at.

    Wish you the best.
     
  3. Use a starter or grower as it has more protein that the chicks need.
     
  4. btny9

    btny9 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is there a good brand you know of
     
  5. btny9

    btny9 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was thinking about getting the Purina Start & Grow
     
  6. I like a protein content around 18% for chicks. I will feed 26% protein sometimes in the winter for some extra umph. I guess I don't have an endorsing brand. Layena seems to be popular everywhere I go. I have heard of poor reviews on DUMOR and have used it only one time without any health issues to speak of.
     
  7. Purina is a major brand that a lot of people use.
     
  8. btny9

    btny9 Out Of The Brooder

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    Good :) I just picked up Purina
     
  9. alycam

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    do you wet the feed? and if so for how long? and when do you start feeding and water them? ty
     
  10. Mark1975

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    Provide them with fresh food and water right away. No, you do not wet the food.
     

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