Chick Starter - Chick Grower

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Jeevesrules, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. Jeevesrules

    Jeevesrules Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2011
    Otley, Leeds, England
    At what age are chicks to be swapped from Chick Starter to Chick grower??

    Thanks!! [​IMG]
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    I don't know what you have available in the UK, but I'd assume it is pretty close to this side of the pond. I'll also assume you are talking about a flock that will eventually become laying hens, not a meat flock. So the answer is, it depends, but not much.

    Different feed manufacturers have different suggestions, anywhere from 4 to 8 weeks. It should be printed on the bag. In practice, switch whenever the Starter runs out, whether that is 4 weeks or 8 weeks. It really won't matter.

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