Chick Starter - Chick Grower

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

  1. Jeevesrules

    Jeevesrules Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At what age are chicks to be swapped from Chick Starter to Chick grower??

    Thanks!! [​IMG]
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    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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