18% protein for 22-day-old chicks?????

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by FluffyColor, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. FluffyColor

    FluffyColor Songster

    May 31, 2009
    Queens, NY
    Today, my parents went to the feed store to get chick starter while I was in theatre class. When they picked me up, I was already irritated because a) it was the hottest day since I was in nursery school a year old, b)I didn't get the part I wanted, and they instead gave it to a little stuck-up first grader, and c) Everyone looked at me like I started cussing and throwing things about when I talked to my counselor Christie about my part (she said anyone could come talk to her if they had an issue or question. Did they even know what the heck a tumor was?
    Anyhow, I came home and went to see the feed they bought. The bag said "18% protein medicated chick crumbles". [​IMG]

    Can someone please tell me, does my mom need some chicken knowledge, or am I just hot today???
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    That is fine. Most starter/grower combination feeds are 18%.

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