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What should I feed my chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by javi21602, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. javi21602

    javi21602 Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought these chicks today and I forgot to buy them food and all the pet stores are closed what should I feed them?
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Overrun With Chickens

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    Hard boil some eggs, chop them up finely and let the chicks eat that until you can get to the store for some chick starter.

    Do you have them under some sort of heat? They need a place to warm themselves that's between 90 and 85F or 35-30C. Unless you live in the tropics.
     

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