Feeding Chicks

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ChickensRock351, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. ChickensRock351

    ChickensRock351 New Egg

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    I was wondering if i could feed my baby chick laying food just curious.The reason why is because i already have layer feed and didnt want to buy more feed.[​IMG]
     
  2. country_girl011

    country_girl011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this belongs in the chicken section.
    but just from experience no you cant.
    it does not have enough protein. and most if not all will die because of a protein defficiency .
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Layer food has a high calcium content which will cause organ damage in chicks. Should not be fed to chickens younger than 15-16 weeks.
     

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