Changing feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by crooked stripe, May 19, 2008.

  1. crooked stripe

    crooked stripe Songster

    Jan 14, 2008
    N.E Ohio- Suffield
    At what time do I change from crumbles to pellets in the feed? I have 14 week olds that won't eat anything of any size. I have feed corn as treats and they won't eat the whole kernels. Just cracked corn. John
  2. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    At 14 weeks old you can feed either!
  3. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Songster

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    Here's what I do: Up to 4 months old,I feed strictly grower crumbles. Then I add chick grit to their food for a few days and gradulally add layer pellets,starting with a few handfuls/day for several days. About 1/week,I increase the ratio of pellets to crumbles,until after about a month,they are at 50/50. By the middle of month 5,they are usually on pelltets only. Be sure to add some chick grit every few days,just a handful mixed in the food is good.

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