Feeding babies

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cathyg, May 14, 2007.

  1. cathyg

    cathyg Hatching

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    My babies are only a week old. I have them on medicated feed right now. How long should I keep them on it ? The bag claims only one week but I have 50 babies and a 50lb bag. They have only gone thru half the bag so far. Can I feed the rest of it to them and then go to non-medicated ? Also, I have fryers and layers, should they be separated already ?
     
  2. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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    I can't answer all your questions, but one I know the answer to: Unless your area has grower feed available, you can keep your peeps on the starter. Here is some info on feeding that you will find useful:

    http://www.wvu.edu/~exten/infores/pubs/livepoul/pfs17.pdf

    hope it helps, and good luck!
     

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