Egg layer feed

Discussion in 'Nutrition - Sponsored by Purina Poultry' started by marlys, Mar 9, 2016.

  1. marlys

    marlys New Egg

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    Can you tell me about what age you can or should start feeding egg layer feed to your young hens?
     
  2. DrPatrickBiggs

    DrPatrickBiggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should start providing layer feed when the bird starts laying eggs. For most hens, this occurs around 18-20 weeks of age. For some birds, it may take a little longer. Up to 24 weeks for some. I would suggest that you start providing a layer feed at 20 weeks unless they have already started laying eggs.
     

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