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  1. Gypsygirl

    Gypsygirl Just Hatched

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    Hi I have buff Orpingtons. They are 7 wks. old and they are on chick starter. Was wondering if they should be switched to other food by the time they are 8 wks. old. I have 5 other chickens and they are 9 yrs. old, so to be honest I forgot when I started my old ones on the different food. I could use some help with this question, I would really appreciate it. Thank you
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC!

    Ideally they should be on a medicated starter from 0-8 weeks, a non-medicated grower from 8-16 weeks, and a layer from 16-18+ weeks and on for the rest of the hen's life. You may want to switch them back to grower during the 1-2 month period of their yearly molt.
     
  3. dillu little

    dillu little Out Of The Brooder

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    Help me
     
  4. dillu little

    dillu little Out Of The Brooder

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    Actually I found wild chicken egg in the jungle ,were being eaten by eagle ,for sake I saved one ,without knowing how old it is ,now its in an homemade incubator, I don't know how to hatch ,even don't know when is day 21,rest all test are done ,got low floater in water test. Help me please
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already from QMisha so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    dillu little - I answered your other thread
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. dillu little

    dillu little Out Of The Brooder

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    Contact me on WhatsApp for more details :/w WhatsApp no: 8894375661
     

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