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Diet Changes and Ages

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by buckeyefever, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. buckeyefever

    buckeyefever In the Brooder

    May 18, 2010
    Sunbury, OH
    When should I start adding Oyster Shell to my girls diet?

    They are 12 weeks old and are currently finishing off a bag of Grower crumbles. Should I start feeding Layer pellets now? They also free range, whenever they decide to come out of their coop, which is not that often right now.

    Thanks for your help!
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2010
  2. chickee

    chickee Songster

    I feed pullet grower until they start laying, then organic layer pellet. They don't need oyster shell until they start laying, in fact it may damage their internal organs if you feed it too soon. [​IMG]
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging 9 Years

    Feb 2, 2009
    Southeast Louisiana

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