Can I feed chicks 24% chick starter?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Livinzoo, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. Livinzoo

    Livinzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Statham, GA
    TSC only had a 50lb bag of 24% chick starter and said they will no longer be getting 50lbs of the 24% or the 20% at that location. Guess I need to try another location. I have heard that this will be good for starting ducks on, but can chicks eat it too or is there something that I can mix with it to feed the chicks? Or do I just need to go to the other TSC and get the 20%?

    I have 4 ducks and packing peanuts that should be here this Friday and then I have 15 BLRW and 5 Cochins that should be here next week.

  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    I accidentally picked up 24% one time (dang kids were distracting me...).

    Didn't do them a bit of harm.
  3. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 15, 2007
    Washington State
    It will make no difference.
  4. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    yes you can feed the 24% feed no prob.
  5. eastTNchick

    eastTNchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2008
    Decatur, TN
    That's great to know because I accidently picked up a bag of 24% starter myself! Thanks!

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