chick feed?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by warhorse, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. warhorse

    warhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it okay to feed gamebird starter for layer chicks? My feedstore sold me the gamebird starter as a lower protein for some FFA cull turkeys but it is still quite a bit higher than the chickstarter, I think. He said it would just make them grow faster and bigger, but... [​IMG] What is everyone's favorite for chickstarters?
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I use gamebird feed. It will be fine.
     
  3. RW19290

    RW19290 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I accidentally bought game bird starter before. I gave it to my chickens and they were fine. They seemed to like it better!
     
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  4. Game bird feeder just has a bit more protein in it. Most people use it for the Guinea fowl because the do take more protein in their diet when they are keets.
     
  5. warhorse

    warhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much for your answers! [​IMG]
     
  6. CindyS

    CindyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use chick starter and gamebird starter both, whichever is on sale at the time, does not seem to make a difference.
     

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