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…

Can Baby Chicks Eat Bananas?

Can Baby Chicks Eat Bananas?

Additional Reading: What Can Chickens Eat What To Feed Chickens For Great Tasting Eggs 5 High Protein Treats For Chickens Maat van UitertMaat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock, which was a best seller in it’s Amazon category.  Maat has…

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…

Easy Clues Your Baby Chick Might Be Sick

Easy Clues Your Baby Chick Might Be Sick

Main Takeaways: Huddling (looking hunched) with eyes closed is a sign your chick is cold and/or sick (if they’re just cold, they’ll usually cheep loudly, too) If they have some feathers, you’ll notice the feathers will be “puffed out” too. If they just have down, you won’t notice any feather fluffing. If your chick is…