chick feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by omartorres, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. omartorres

    omartorres Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 6, 2011
    I feed my bb bantam chicks chick feed now i us to feed them chicken scratch when they get older what should i feed them i see people feed them chick feed all their life but i dont understand and what is the oister shell for
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    Many People use Flock Raiser for different life stages of the birds. I prefer layer feed when everyone is laying. I believe Oyster Shells are added for their calcium.
  3. ScottyHOMEy

    ScottyHOMEy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Waldo County, Maine
    Quote:Some folks to keep their birds on a a starter/grower or other high-protein feed all their lives. If the birds are layers, they'll keep up that feed and offer oyster shell on the side for the extra calcium in it, which the birds need to make good shells.

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