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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by worms7, Jul 30, 2016.

  1. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a broody hen on 9 fertile eggs
    due to hatch August 5 what I want
    to know can the mother eat chick crumb for a few weeks when they hatch
    cheers Phil
     
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    She certainly can, Phil. She will not resume laying for a few weeks and the additional protein (compared to layer feed) in starter feed is just what she needs after eating so little whilst sitting.

    Ct
     
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