Changed feed and not eating the same...
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Changing feed is ofter a problem, but changing food and to pellets might take a few days to settle out. If you can, it is always best to slowly change the percentage of new feed from 10% to 100% over the course of a week. They will get the message in a while and pick up eating once again.
Hey peeps! So, my pullets (at least 2 of 6) just began laying at 18 weeks so we began feeding them later feed instead of chick starter/grower. We accidentally got pellets instead of crumbles and they don't go through near as much as quickly. Should I be worried that they don't eat as much? The pellets are of course bigger but instead of feeding them 2 or 3 times a day we are feeding them once and they still have some left when we go out the next morning. They have a very large area to range in the grass and eat bugs and such.