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Changing the type of feed. How quickly?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Lyranonamous, Jan 31, 2014.

  1. Lyranonamous

    Lyranonamous Chirping

    Nov 23, 2013
    Hi everyone

    I want to change the feed of my girls to a better quality. I've read many comments here and I'm thinking of Blue Seal Do I need to change them over gradually? Or can chickens (8 months old) handle a sudden change?
    Also what should I be looking for in a feed for this time of year in NY? I'm currently feeding them corn and some oyster shells in addition to the feed.
    Should I look for some specific ingredients?



  2. jk47

    jk47 Songster

    Apr 17, 2013
    I would mix more of the old feed with a little new feed and Every week of feeding add a little bit of new feed to it intell the feed is made up of all new feed and I would never change a animals main feed suddenly that's just asking for trouble and for what to look for in the new feed I can't help don't live in NY
    Hope I helped some

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