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Feeding

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ahoppy, May 20, 2016.

  1. ahoppy

    ahoppy Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi , my girls are 13 wks old. I'm feeding them Dumor chick starter at this time. What and when do I make the change of thier feed?
     
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can go to grower... finish your starter up.. then go to grower.. at 24 weeks plan on going to layer.. finish up grower that you bought first.. never waste feed...:)
     
  3. ahoppy

    ahoppy Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks that's helpful and simple.
     
  4. BruceAZ

    BruceAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    around here there's no grower feed

    also beside the slightly lower protein % there's really no big difference between starter/grower

    some consider it the same thing

    so for me--my chickens are eating starter feed until they are ready to lay

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    if you check the back of the bags.. starter feed and layer feed differences would be protein %, calcium % and ash .

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    Last edited: May 24, 2016
  5. ahoppy

    ahoppy Out Of The Brooder

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    I have heard just that that there is really no difference from starter to grower . I like your info and think I'll follow your advise. Thank you very much.
     

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