Chick Starter Feed Help

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by HokiFarmer, Dec 22, 2016.

  1. HokiFarmer

    HokiFarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Would a chick starter crumble that is 19% in protein be OK for my chicks if I give them extra protein such as boiled eggs.

    Any other suggestions for protein and how much to feed them extra protein.

    Here's the link: http://www.nrm.co.nz/uploads/pdf/NRM_Chick_Starter.pdf

    Thanks, HokiFarmer
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    The feed alone will be just fine. Here, chicken starter is 18% and my chicks thrive.
     
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  3. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Hi,
    I agree with CT Ken. If these are strictly broilers, that is the only reason I can think of for upping the percentage to 22. But if egg layers or dual purpose, 18 is just fine.
    Best,
    Karen
     
  4. HokiFarmer

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    Thanks Guys [​IMG]
     

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