2 weeks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chittyn, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. chittyn

    chittyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 4 rir 2 week old chicks i am feeding them chick crumbs now . What food is next grit pellets ect ?
     
  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are feeding them starter/grower, you can keep that up until they are around 18 weeks or close to laying and then switch to layer feed. Grit should be given if you are giving them "treats" for which they would need "teeth." You can give oyster shell for extra calcium AFTER they start laying. Hope that helps.
     
  3. chittyn

    chittyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok so should i start on grower now instead of crumbs?
     
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    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does your chick feed say that it is a starter/grower feed, or does it just say starter? I used Purina start AND grow crumbles up to about 18 weeks. It's kind of a both in one deal.
     
  5. chittyn

    chittyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok will check it out thanks
     

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