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Can I switch to crumbles

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Easter eggers, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. Easter eggers

    Easter eggers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 4, 2011
    Can I switch from purina start and grow to just layer crumbles.
    Last edited: Jul 26, 2011
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

    Feb 27, 2008
    Elizabethtown, NC
    We switch ours over to laying crumbles when they reach the 14-16 week age. Younger chickens need the start and grow. The laying crumble has extra calcium and has different vitamin and mineral amounts that are best suited for chickens that are about to lay or are currently laying age.
  3. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

    Dec 1, 2010
    Owasso, Oklahoma
    I switch my growing chicks at 16 weeks from starter to crumbles them to pellets at about 20 weeks. My chickens are very wasteful with Crumbles.


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