feeding chicks flock raiser?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Laci7210, Feb 17, 2014.

  1. Laci7210

    Laci7210 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can chicks that are going to be laying hens eat flock raiser?? Thanks!!
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Yes, but when they come into lay you will need to give them oyster shell because the Flock Raiser doesn't have enough when they are laying.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That's basically what I do. I feed my entire flock--chicks, young layers, old hens, roosters of all ages--an all-in-one feed that's similar to flock raiser. Much easier to give everyone one feed, IMO. I do offer egg shells or oyster shells on the side for my layers, no one else is interested in them.
     
  4. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Laci7210

    Laci7210 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks! I was hoping you would say that cuz I didn't feel like buying chick starter either!
     

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