Feed Transition Question

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by thomi, May 6, 2009.

  1. thomi

    thomi Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey all, our girls are 11 weeks old as of yesterday and I had planned to move them from the Dumor 20% starter they have grown up with, to the 15% starter/finisher but it looks like both of the nearby Tractor Supply stores are out. Do you think I should just let them have the 16% layer feed or keep them on the starter, or??

    The Dumor feed appears to have served them well to this point so I am not inclined to switch right now. Maybe I am just over thinking all of this which is why I am looking for some help.
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I would keep them on the starter until the finisher/grower comes in. They are too young to be started on layer feed.
     
  3. thomi

    thomi Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Sundown, this exactly the information I was looking for. I will stick with the starter until they get some grower/finisher in.

    Thom
     

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