Feed Question??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by countrygirl911, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. countrygirl911

    countrygirl911 Songster

    Jun 17, 2010
    Hi i have 18 chickens all of different ages i have 5 that are 16weeks old 1 is a roo, 5 that are 14 weeks old all pullets and 8 2 week old baby chicks all pullets. My question is i know the baby chicks will not be able to eat the layer for a good 20 weeks from now at least so my question is how do i feed all the different age chicks with out the younger ones getting the layer feed before they suppose to. Is there something i can feed them all and something else i can give the pullets that will be laying for them to get the calcium they need with out the little ones getting it. thanks for your help in advance i just want to make sure they all stay healthy and happy
  2. gavinandallison

    gavinandallison Songster

    Jul 25, 2010
    Matthews, NC.
    I would suggest keeping the 2 week old chicks seperate from the older birds, for safety (stop them being bullied) and then put a seperate feeder out for them to eat from.

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