chick feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Matoe, May 10, 2009.

  1. Matoe

    Matoe In the Brooder

    Mar 18, 2009
    crystal coast NC
    My chicks are 6weeks old can I stop the chick starter and go too reg chicen feed and scrach. or is it to soon they have been eating a bucket full of resturant scrapes for almost two weeks and they are getting large. Pura Vida Matoe
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    At 6 weeks old they can go from chick starter to grower and stay on that until they reach laying age (18 to 20 weeks) at which point they'll go on layer feed.
    They really don't need scratch at this point, especially with the weather getting warmer.
    Last edited: May 10, 2009

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