3 (Easy) Steps To Feeding Healthy Day Old Baby Chicks

3 (Easy) Steps To Feeding Healthy Day Old Baby Chicks

If we’re going to raise baby chicks from day-olds to layers, we may as well start at the beginning – with what to feed baby chicks.   In this video, we’ve got a new batch of little cuties that were just born! The problem is what to feed them from now until they’re ready for…

Medicated Vs. Unmedicated Chick Starter
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Medicated Vs. Unmedicated Chick Starter

The debate about medicated vs. unmedicated chick starter has been raging for decades.   Controversies are often unavoidable, especially when it comes to the well-being of our families. Discussions about what is best for both our human families and our animal families are inevitable.      With increasingly available means of preventative medicine for all…

Are Crumbles Or Mash Better For Chicks?
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Are Crumbles Or Mash Better For Chicks?

Main Takeaways & Extra Info: Crumbles and mash are just different ways to feed starter to chicks. One isn’t necessarily better than the other. It’s important that whichever you feed, the chick starter has at least 18% protein. I feed a mash because I want to make sure my chicks can eat it (particle sizes…

Can Chickens Eat Strawberries?
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Can Chickens Eat Strawberries?

  Main Takeaways: Yes, chickens can eat strawberries For chicks, make sure the strawberries are very ripe and soft. Make sure to squash the berries or chop them very finely This shouldn’t replace regular chick starter! It’s a treat only Stay away from jams, jellies, or anything with preservatives If you buy berries from the…

Alternative Feed For Chickens: Best Ideas!
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Alternative Feed For Chickens: Best Ideas!

If you’re looking for an alternative feed for chickens that won’t break the bank and will help support your healthy flock, then you’re in luck – there’s an abundance of surprising alternatives! While your hens should always have a high-quality layer feed, you might find yourself without a bag one day (and the feed store…