10 Weeks Old - Do They Still Need Chick Starter?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by BekkiH, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. BekkiH

    BekkiH Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 2, 2012
    My chicks are 10 weeks old now - hardly chicks, anymore!

    My bag of chick starter is getting low, so it's time to restock. But it dawned on me that they may be ready for something else by now.

    Any recommendations? Think they're old enough for a different feed? Can I switch right away, or should it be gradual?

    Not sure if it matters, but they do free range during the day.
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2010
    Glasgow, KY
    Chick starter is fine as well as any "grower" chick feed.
    Once they start laying eggs, you can then switch over to a layer feed.

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