Chick Starter

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All natural Locally made Plastic free Optimised nutrition

Give your chicks the best start to life with our Chick Starter Feed, specially formulated to support the growth and development of chicks from 1 day old to 6 weeks.

  • Easy absorption for gut development
  • Organic minerals for growth and feather development
  • Contains coccidiostat for parasite prevention
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Give your baby chicks the best start in life with our specially formulated Chick Starter Feed. Rich in proteins, vitamins, and minerals, this complete and balanced diet will support rapid growth, bone development, and feather formation. The small particle size of the feed is easy for young chicks to eat and digest, reducing the risk of nutritional deficiencies that can lead to illness or death.

The inclusion of coccidiostat helps to prevent parasitic infections, keeping your chicks healthy and happy. Available in convenient 1, 3, and 10 kg bags, our Chick Starter Feed is the ideal choice for backyard chicken keepers who want to give their chicks the best nutritional foundation for long-term health and productivity.

Delivery time depends on your location and the shipping method you choose. We dispatch orders every business day (excludes weekends and public holidays), with online orders generally shipped the same day if received before 8 am. 

Once dispatched, standard delivery will arrive within approximately:

  • Melbourne metro: 3–5 business days
  • Regional Victoria: 7–10 business days
  • Interstate cities: 5–14 business days
  • Non-Victorian regional areas: 10–22 business days

If you select express shipping at checkout, this will normally reduce the arrival date by one to two business days.

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Family Values

Giuliana and Jason, owners of Talking Hens, are from an educational background and love talking to and interacting with customers. Warmly welcoming families to the farm is always a joy and they love watching the excitement of children seeing the hens, often for the first time.

Supporting, encouraging, and providing best practice information to families is a priority along with answering any and all questions. Staff are thoroughly trained, friendly, and approachable so that they are able to provide expert advice and support for families both new and experienced in keeping backyard chickens.


Circular economy principles are at the heart of Talking Hens, with a strong commitment to innovation, sustainability, and environmentally-friendly practices. Working on new ways to produce high-quality products using hempcrete, recycled wood and 3D Printing with metal and plant-based plastics are just some of the materials and technology that the business has been using. We are constantly searching for new, more sustainable practices, using locally made, high-quality, and recyclable materials wherever possible.

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