Developer/layer different aged pullets

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mackenzie450, Jun 26, 2016.

  1. mackenzie450

    mackenzie450 Out Of The Brooder

    May 15, 2016
    Hey there, I have 8 pullets that are 17 weeks old (not laying yet but a few should be any day) and two pullets that are 14 weeks old. they are currently eating developer feed and I have read when I get an egg to switch them to layer feed. My question is, will the younger ones be okay eating layer feed that early?
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Flock Master

    Sep 20, 2015
    Southern N.C. Mountains
    You can you an all flock/flock raiser feed for all ages.
    Just offer oyster shell free choice, those that begin to lay will take what they need, the younger ones will probably "taste" put usually will not eat any until it's needed

    I have a mixed flock and it works well for me.

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