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How Old & When Do I Stop Feeding Starter?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by WildCochinReba, May 12, 2016.

  1. WildCochinReba

    WildCochinReba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Yellow one is a Giant Cochin and the black one is a regular Cochin. Thanks!
     
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When they start laying switch to layer... 5 or 6 months
     
  3. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use starter /grower for first 5 months
     
  4. WildCochinReba

    WildCochinReba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, thanks! [​IMG]
     
  5. WildCochinReba

    WildCochinReba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know how old they are? [​IMG]
     
  6. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Month?
     
  7. WildCochinReba

    WildCochinReba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure.
     
  8. robdog

    robdog Chillin' With My Peeps

    Buy a bag of starter and keep on going til you run out.
    Switch to scratch (I do) or grower (other people) when they run out of starter.
    Or if you want to be conservative with the starter switch to scratch/grower at 1 month.
     
  9. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Switch to grower. "Scratch" is more like chicken candy and has little nutritional value. It's meant to be used as a treat especially in winter as it will warm them up with the corn ect. But scratch is NOT meant to be a staple feed.
     
  10. WildCochinReba

    WildCochinReba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, thanks! I want to feed them the proper feed. I'm close to running out of the starter.
     

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