can adult chickens have baby food

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  1. peep peep betty

    peep peep betty Out Of The Brooder

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    can my older chicken eat chick food he really likes it is it ok?
     
  2. ChickenAndMore

    ChickenAndMore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Grown chickens can eat chick feed, however it can not be their main diet.
     
  3. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are fine to eat non-medicated starter or grower as long as they have an extra calcium source like oyster shell free choice at all times. I would not give medicated chick starter to adult birds.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I think it would be better to keep him on adult feed - too much of the chick starter and he may not want to eat his regular food.
     
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  7. peep peep betty

    peep peep betty Out Of The Brooder

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    i only give it to him/her once in a blue moon when i have extra in the very bottom of the bag
     
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree with the post immediately above - won't hurt them but don't over do it.
     

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