What's wrong!!! My chicks don't eat the grogel.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by RW19290, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. RW19290

    RW19290 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks just came and I ordered a pack of of grogel, but they don't eat it at all. What do I do to make them eat it. I don't want to throw it away![​IMG]
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Mine wouldn't eat it either. As I removed them from the shipping box I dipped their beaks in the water and sat em down in their feeder. They ate and drank just fine.
    I threw the gro-gel away after they marched thru it on the way to their feeder.
     
  3. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducklings inhaled it, but the chicks wouldn't touch it.
     
  4. chandasue

    chandasue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try sprinkling a little chick starter over it. Mine (36 birds) ate about a quarter of it that way.
     
  5. RW19290

    RW19290 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:problem is, they all seem scared of the grogel. they back away to the edges of their brooder.
     
  6. donnaIL

    donnaIL Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my chicks inhaled the stuff...it was gone within a couple hours...they send enough for like 100 chicks, i ordered 29 so they really liked it
     

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