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What kind of feed for cochin chicks (probably from TSC... )

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by run_ac_run, May 11, 2009.

  1. run_ac_run

    run_ac_run In the Brooder

    Apr 17, 2009
    South GA
    Tommorrow is my "due date" for these eggs in the bator. Woot![​IMG] It really has snuck up on me, and I'm not totally prepared. I'll probably be buying any feed I need at TSC. What kind of feed should I get? Thanks in advance! [​IMG]

    BTW: These are cochin eggs.

  2. bigtooks

    bigtooks Songster

    Apr 19, 2009
    Norwalk, Ohio
    it would prolly be wise to purchase medicated chick starter..this feed helps to prevent certain diseases...i forget what the diseases are called
  3. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    I didn't even see this post..... I agree with bigtooks. I buy medicated chick starter. The bag may actually say Start and Grow. I hope they do well for you!!
  4. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    Usually, a feed store is less expensive on the feed, if you have a feed store around. I always use Purina Start and Grow until they are 17 or so weeks and then they get Layena. Really, any medicated chick starter would be great. Good luck on your hatch.
  5. cochinbantam-lover

    cochinbantam-lover Songster

    May 1, 2009
    I love Cochins, good luck with your babies! I'm expecting mine this weekend!! [​IMG]

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