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Close to Raleigh, NC and have too much starter feed?

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by suburbanchick, Apr 17, 2007.

  1. suburbanchick

    suburbanchick Songster

    Apr 7, 2007
    Raleigh NC
    I have four 6 week old chicks, and I can only find a 50 lb bag! I don't think I'll need anywhere near that much because they'll be switching to layer pellets in 8 weeks or so, right?

    Anyone live near me who is in the same predicament? If so, maybe we can go halfsies, or if you already have too much, I can buy some of it.

  2. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

    Mar 7, 2007
    Mount Airy, NC
    The easiest thing for you to do is blend the starter feed with layer feed if there is some left over. Maybe 1 part starter with three parts layer until it is gone. Won't hurt the pullets at all.

  3. Hippie Chicks Mom

    Hippie Chicks Mom Songster

    Jun 9, 2010
    Near Old Forge NY

    My 2 sons are in Raleigh. One would like have chickens. How is your zoning there? Thanks.

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