HELP!

melodyrg

Songster
8 Years
Oct 31, 2012
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I think I made a huge mistake! I just bought a fifty pound bag of layer feed for my 8 week old pullets, I wasn't really paying attention and just saw the protein levels! Help! What do I do?
 

slim1986

Songster
8 Years
Sep 5, 2011
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2
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Highfill, Arkansas
Just my opinion, but it shouldn't hurt them if you add it in slowly mixed with their normal feed, I wouldn't go exclusively with it until they are laying age
 
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Puddin Fluff

Crowing
7 Years
Mar 30, 2012
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River Valley, AR
If you can afford to, go back and get a bag of chick starter and save the layer feed for when they are older and ready. It won't go bad by then and if you do need to feed some to them now they should be okay for a little while but I don't think I would feed the entire bag by its self to them. Too much calcium not enough protein.
 

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