chicken starter to layer feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by sandie44, May 21, 2012.

  1. sandie44

    sandie44 In the Brooder

    Apr 20, 2012
    I have 5 adults hens that I feed layers feed, but I just introduced 6 12 week old pullets into the coop. My question is can they be fed the layer feed now even though they shouldn't start laying for another month?They are free range and will probably eat mostly out on the acreage.
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Songster

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    It would be better to give them all a non layer food, for the next six weeks. Have some calcium supplement on the side, for the ones laying.
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