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Baby chicks require unique nutrients to start strong and grow into happy, healthy hens. Each of these nutrients plays a unique role in chick growth and development. Some nutrients directly impact bone, skeletal and chick growth while others work in tandem to support bird health and appearance. Chicks grow quickly so a strong start is crucial. Early growth and health sets the stage for long-term health and happiness. Purina® starter-grower feeds include the optimal combination of the required nutrients. This means all the nutrients baby chicks need are included in the bag, no need to supplement.
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With a little guidance, getting started with your cute little birds should be pretty simple.
Chicks experience rapid growth between weeks 6 and 8. Read these tips from Team Purina on how to ease the transition from the brooder to the chicken coop.
From baby chicks to laying hen retirement, learn about the six key chicken growth stages you birds will experience in this article from Team Purina.
Purina starter-grower feeds with the Chick Strong® System help strong chicks grow into happy, healthy hens.
Pasty butt or chick pasting up is a common reason for a sick baby chick, most often caused by stress. This is a condition where droppings stick to a chick’s vent area, preventing excretion of waste.
Introducing the Purina professionals behind the research at the backyard coops at our farm.
Scientist, Health Research Unit
Nutritionist, Companion Animal Technical Solutions
Director of Process Research
Senior Scientist – Purina Animal Research Center
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