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Will they grow now??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Vamvakas, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. Vamvakas

    Vamvakas Songster

    Sep 30, 2011
    North Branford, CT
    I have about 22 chicks I bought from a hatchery (there all heavy/standard breeds) back in mid october... At this moment they are almost the same size as they were at 2 months old and not growing properly...

    I think it's beacuse I used to only feed them cracked corn..

    But I just bought a 50 lbs of Blue Seal Grower Pellets, it's 15% protein. I also sometimes give the chicks Greek yogurt.

    Will they get bigger/grow faster with the new diet I'm using for them?
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2012

  2. VkyVky

    VkyVky In the Brooder

    Apr 13, 2011
    Ventura County, CA
    Sounds like they could be malnourished. Please research what your animal needs before getting them. I hope they make a recovery. Best wishes for their growth.[​IMG]

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