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Laying and Starter Feed?

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When my pullets start laying eggs (they haven't yet, they're only two months old) but when they do get a lot older and start laying should I feed just layer feed or mixed the starter and layer? Thanks!
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If you only have layers of the same age (i.e. no younger ones) then layers feed is fine. If you have a mixed flock, in terms of age, many members prefer to feed general flock / growers feed and offer crushed oyster shell in a separate feeder for the layers. Those laying will eat the oyster shell (source of calcium) and the non-layers will leave it alone.

 

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