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Can you feed Purina Starter/Grower to meat chickens???

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Willow's Meadow, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. Willow's Meadow

    Willow's Meadow Songster

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    I might be getting some meat chickens this summer but I don't know what I would feed them. I feed my egg layers Purina Layer....and when they were babies I fed them Purina Start and Grow. Can I feed the meat birds Purina Start and Grow and then Purina Grower or is their a special feed for meat chickens???
     

  2. Dunkopf

    Dunkopf Songster

    Sep 24, 2010
    Kiowa, Colorado
    I think they recommend starter for 4 weeks then switch to a meat raiser. That's what we used. The hatchery web site gives very specific instructions in the Cornish-X section.
     
  3. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    I give mine Purina Flock Raiser start to finish. Probably not reccomended, but it worked fine.
     
  4. Salt and Light

    Salt and Light Songster

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    I've used Start and Grow from start to finish. No problems here...
     

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