Feeding different aged chickens.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Jashdon, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. Jashdon

    Jashdon Songster

    Mar 29, 2008
    Snohomish, WA
    I just found out that 4 chickens that I bought from someone on craigs list are actually 4 or 5 months younger than he had told me. They are in with laying hens and are most likely 15 or 20 weeks old. I'm thinking because of their age they shouldn't be eating layer feed but since I don't have a second coop I'm not sure how to feed them different food than the olde birds. Any suggestions?
  2. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    Not sure how to solve that, but my girls started laying at about 20 weeks so maybe you won't have to worry about it for long.
  3. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    ince you already have them in with your hens theyll be fine eating the layer feed.

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