1/5 hens laying. What should I be feeding?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by youngchickdude, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. youngchickdude

    youngchickdude New Egg

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    Hi,
    One of my five hens is laying; she has been for about three weeks now. They are all exactly 6 months and 3 days old. Is it okay to switch their feed to layer feed or do I wait until they are all laying?
    Thanks
     
  2. cricket-getters

    cricket-getters Out Of The Brooder

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    You can start them now. It won't hurt the others. And will give your girls the extra nutrition to be right behind her.
     
  3. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your choice. I would use all the grower up first, so it isn't laying around wasting away.
     
  4. cricket-getters

    cricket-getters Out Of The Brooder

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    Very true, that stuff isn't "cheep" haha.... Get it
     

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