Grower, Layer, Finisher, Protein Percentages?...I'm so confused!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Aunt Rannie, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. Aunt Rannie

    Aunt Rannie New Egg

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    My apologies up front if this has been asked/answered to death...

    I have 20 hens and 20 roos that are coming up on 16 weeks in a few days. They are Delawares. I've been feeding them 20% grower crumbles. Should I switch to a lower protein Finisher feed?

    Or do I switch to a layer feed? What is the protein percentage on layer feed?

    Can my roos (most of which will be eaten) eat the same feed, or do they need something different since they're just needing to grow to butcher size?

    Any help is welcome!

    Aunt Rannie
     
  2. Aunt Rannie

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    Ok, nevermind. Just did a little research in the previous 500 pages of posts...lots of great info and advice!
     

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