Different aged chicks (how to separate their food or should you?)

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by skscott, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. skscott

    skscott New Egg

    Mar 11, 2011
    I have hens that are 4 months old and 2 months old. Can they eat the same food and if not how do you prevent it? [​IMG]
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    The 4 and 2 month olds should all be eating chick starter or a grower feed. It doesn't matter which. Yes, they can all eat the same feed till the older ones begin to lay. [​IMG]
  3. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2010
    Grand Blanc, MI
    I have hens that are laying and pullets that are close. They all eat grower/starter and I give the layers crushed egg shells (the young girls have no interest in them).

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