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The First Week of a Chicks Life is the Most Important for Nutrition

This is one of the most informative articles I’ve read on chick nutrition, particularly in the early days.

http://www.thepoultrysite.com/poultrynews/25341/first-week-getting-the-best-possible-start-for-chicks

It has all kinds of implications for the backyard flock. Bottom line is that you do not want to pick the cheapest feed. And there is no reason to not allow your chicks to do a little foraging, with your supervision, of course.