Cornish rocks - when to feed grower /finisher

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by luvbeagles, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. luvbeagles

    luvbeagles Out Of The Brooder

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    We have 3 week old Cornish Rocks that we have been feeding chick starter. When is the best time to switch them to finisher?
    Thanks!
     
  2. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What I've read says anytime after 3 weeks, We will probably switch ours at about 4 weeks.
     
  3. jjparke

    jjparke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did medicated starter for first 2 weeks. Then broiler grower for 6 weeks. Then finisher for 1 week. You don't want to give them finisher until the end. It will slow down their growth but puts a good fat on them. It's also lower in protein.
     
  4. jaku

    jaku Chillin' With My Peeps

    I feed 20% broiler feed from day one until the end.
     
  5. luvbeagles

    luvbeagles Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much! We have had layers for 2 years, but this is our first experience with meat chickens
     
  6. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, sorry all we have around here is grower/finisher, PP is probably right if its just finisher.
     

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