2 out of 8 hens are laying should i switch to layer feed from grower

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by boat309, Sep 14, 2014.

  1. boat309

    boat309 In the Brooder

    Dec 30, 2013
    south shore mass
    alright so my girls are a little over 21 weeks and 2 of them just started laying I am about to run out of grower feed and I am gunna go to the feed store today. should I just switch to layer or keep them on the grower till they all start laying?? I have been offering oster shells free choice but no one eats any??
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager 5 Years

    Jan 10, 2013
    They are all old enough to be on layer feed and it has the calcium they need.

    The brand I use recommends changing at 18 weeks, because those younger cannot tolerate the added calcium.

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