What next?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chris11q, May 6, 2017.

  1. chris11q

    chris11q Just Hatched

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    Hello first time chick owner, they are 4 weeks old now and I keep reading messages about vacinating and certain food, vinegar water and such, I give them filtered water and feed them starter feed, I built them this pen and they still have a heat lamp, building a coop next and when shall I move them outside? so what's next? [​IMG]
     
  2. Woytgirl

    Woytgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All that vaccination stiff is optional, and if you use partly medicated feed they get the medication from that. If you decide to give them the vinegar, make sure that it is Apple cider vinegar with the Mother. The ones that say "with the mother" on it is safe for chickens. The vinegar boosts their immune system. I use it once in a while.
     
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  3. Woytgirl

    Woytgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yogurt is also a healthy thing for them to eat, and my 4 week old ones love it. Scratch is also good because of the grains in it. The scratch they eat is only supposed to be 10% of their food.
     
  4. chris11q

    chris11q Just Hatched

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    Is that plain yogurt?
     
  5. Woytgirl

    Woytgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes
     
  6. Woytgirl

    Woytgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What the heck? Why is it making there be 2 posts for each one post?
     

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