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White Rock Chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by dandan111, Mar 12, 2015.

  1. dandan111

    dandan111 Out Of The Brooder

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    Chicks are doing so well! Wing feathers are starting to come in. We moved them to the barn. We've been using a white light and milk house heater. Keeping it covered at night.

    Should I be thinking about some sort of medicating? All seem very healthy. Just feeding the grit the feed store sent home with them. Birds came from ideal.
     
  2. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    I am thinking you mean chick crumbles not grit. Grit is the stones they eat to help crush food in the gizzard.
    If they are all healthy looking and active why change a good thing?
    I have mine on medicated chick crumbles. It does not treat any illness but rather helps to prevent coccidiosis.
     
  3. dandan111

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    Ok. Didn't know what grit was I guess. I'm going to take a closer look at the bag.
     
  4. dandan111

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    Feeding pen pals starter/grower.
     
  5. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    Not a bad feed at all. If you choose to they do make a medicated formula. I think it is a mater of preference personally. I do feed the medicated starter to mine. Mine just seem more active on it for some reason.
     

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