Food reccomendation for growers?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Real McChicks, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. Real McChicks

    Real McChicks Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 20, 2011
    We have 4 ten week old chicks. When we ran out of chick starter I bought a bag of grower from TSC- I think it was the purina brand. The stuff is a dusty powdery mess! The girls wont eat the powdered stuff that is left over and it seems to be filling half the feeder. What a waste! Is there a better brand to try? TSC is close by but we also have a local feed store- I'd be willing to spend a bit more to get a brand that isnt such a mess and waste.
  2. gale65

    gale65 Chillin' With My Peeps

    At 10 weeks we still fed starter. I think they were 14 or 15 weeks when we switched to what our store calls "multi flock" which is made by kent feeds.
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    You can wet the powder (only a day's worth) to make a mash and they will love it.

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