Grower pellets to layer hens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Goozelle, May 21, 2008.

  1. Goozelle

    Goozelle Hatching

    May 21, 2008
    I got a big bag of grower pellets by mistake instead of layer pellets - should I still give them to my layers?
  2. chickenlady

    chickenlady Songster

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    It would probably be fine for now if the store wont exchange them for you. Grower pellets is a little higher protien than layer pellets and the calcium level is not as high as the layer. 1 bag is not going to hurt them.
  3. ella

    ella Songster

    It's fine! I feed chick starter to hens that are molting or under stress. Just have free choice oyster shell and they'll take what they need. [​IMG]

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