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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by MonkeyZero, Apr 3, 2008.

  1. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    Can chicks eat grower crumbles? I bought 2 80 lb bags, and didnt know I was gonna get chicks. Will this be ok? Do they HAVE to eat starter?
  2. Josie

    Josie Songster

    Jan 3, 2008
    According to OSU, chick starter has 18-20% protien, and grower has 15-16% protein. I think it would be just fine feeding it to the chickies.

    Is starter not available where you are?
  3. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    I cant find any. All the places I called said that grower wil be fine. Plus all of their chick food is medicated, and would make the vacinations for the chicks null.

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