How strict is protein percentage??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kathasaurus, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. kathasaurus

    kathasaurus New Egg

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    So my Honey bought a huge bag of the wrong percent food......
    What's the difference between percentages and JUST how important is 24% vs 20% starter chick feed?????
    Our new hens are just days old and I'd HATE to harm them!!!!

    thanks SOOOO much in advance,
    ~kathasaurus who is a VERY new & nervous chicken mom
     
  2. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Feed it, they'll be fine. In fact they'll do better on the higher protein feed.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I agree, they'll be fine on 24%.
     

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