Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jtr, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. jtr

    jtr Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 6, 2011
    when can i start feeding my 10 rirs wheat and tritakaly sorry for spelling haha [​IMG]
  2. bigspringshatchery

    bigspringshatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2010
    Roanoke Alabama
    Not really sure about wheat but I start feeding my rirs when their old enough to be on the ground to scratch. So guessing 7 or 8 weeks plus here where I live.
  3. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Kingman Arizona
    As soon as they are old enough to swallow it. Mine eat some coarsely ground wheat and other grains right from the start, by a couple of weeks old they are able to handle it whole. You just need to be sure they are getting enough nutrition in their diet as wheat does not contain enough protein for growing chicks, and also, they will need grit when they are eating it.

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