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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by fil76, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. fil76

    fil76 Chirping

    Oct 14, 2017
    manchester england
    i have got 8 large fowl brahma chicks about 3 weeks old & the lady I got them off already started
    mixing starter with growers is this to early?
    should I put them back on starter?
    cheers fil
  2. azygous

    azygous Free Ranging 8 Years

    Dec 11, 2009
    Colorado Rockies
    Starter and grower or all flock feed are almost identical. It's your choice since either all will work fine.

    My flock gets an all flock feed all the time. I'm expecting new chicks to hatch today or tomorrow. They will get all flock feed from the beginning. I've been doing this for a number of years, and the chicks do great. It's so much easier than feeding layer to the laying hens, all flock feed to roosters and non-laying hens, and chick starter to baby chicks. The laying hens have oyster shell, and everyone gets what they need without worrying someone will eat a feed they shouldn't be getting.
  3. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Enlightened Premium Member Project Manager

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
    What brand name is the starter and grower feed you are using?

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