feed question. Is this okay?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by alaskachick, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. alaskachick

    alaskachick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have adopted 2 buff orps who are one year old and lay eggs everyday. I also have 11 22 week pullets who are not laying yet. I am wondering if its okay for the pullets to eat the layers mash at this time so that I dont have to separate the two feeds.
     
  2. hudsonhousechicks

    hudsonhousechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm new at this chicken biz but I read somewhere that you shouldn't do that. Maybe the layer mash has too much calcium? I can't remember.

    Oh - but I see your pullets are 22 weeks. That might make a difference since they should be laying any day now, right?
     
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  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    IMO, the 22 week old pullets can eat the layer feed just fine. They are more than old enough.
     
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    What Gritsar said.

    Imp
     
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