Feeding layers higher then 17% protien a problem??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by lindsay297, May 25, 2012.

  1. lindsay297

    lindsay297 Chirping

    Mar 29, 2012
    Petawawa, Ontario
    Just wondering if there is any issues with feeding layers a protien percentage higher then 17%? I have some left over duck starter and am wondering if I can mix this in with my layer feed to feed to the layers?? The duck starter has a 20% protien level. They are on Layena (purina) now and want to just use up the duck starter. Dont have any more ducks, by the way!!

    They are confined to a run all day incase anyone is going ask/comment about free-ranging!!
  2. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    No, it should not be a problem at all. Just mix a little into their layer feed until it's all gone.

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