Grower feed?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by TheOLDNewChick, Jul 24, 2007.

  1. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

    Jun 12, 2007
    Tioga, Louisiana
    Hey y'all. Well, my first batch of 6 chicks are all about 7-8 weeks now, and I was wondering when to take them off the starter to the grower feed? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
    Maine
    You can start them on grower actually now. [​IMG] Then switch to layer at about 16 weeks or so.
     
  3. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

    Jun 12, 2007
    Tioga, Louisiana
    Yay! Thanks much! Looks like I get to make a run to the feed store tomorrow so I can start the switch. [​IMG]
     
  4. marie_martin

    marie_martin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Does that apply to all chicks? Do you have to change from the chick starter to the grower? All that is available at our local feed store is the chick starter and then the layer pellets. I have silkies and two bantam salmon faverolles. Some are 14 weeks old and I was wondering when to change to layer pellets? Thanks. Sorry to hijack the thread??

    Marie
     
  5. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Chick starter until they are laying age is fine...
     

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